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Plextor M5 Pro


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About this Product

Model PX-128M5P PX-256M5P PX-512M5P
Capacity 128GB 256GB 512GB
DRAM Cache 256MB DDR3 512MB DDR3 768MB DDR3
Read/Write Speed (Under Windows NTFS)
Sequential Read Speed
(SATA 6Gb/s) Up to 540 MB/s Up to 540 MB/s Up to 540 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed
(SATA 6Gb/s) Up to 340 MB/s Up to 450 MB/s Up to 450 MB/s
Random Read Speed
(IOPS 4KB) Up to 91,000 Up to 94,000 Up to 94,000
Random Write Speed
(IOPS 4KB) Up to 82,000 Up to 86,000 Up to 86,000
Power Consumption
MobileMark 0.25W 0.25W 0.25W

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Plextor M5 Pro Reviews Rating: 90 out of 100 based on 3 ratings.

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Cowcotland  --- Sep 21 '12
Cowcotland  --- May 08 '13
Cowcotland  --- May 01 '13  --- Jan 28 '14
Hardware-Mag  --- May 17 '13
Hardware.Info  --- Sep 21 '12
HardwareHeaven 10/10 Jan 07 '13
Myce  --- Feb 19 '13
NikKTech  --- Jun 22 '13
ocaholic 4/5 Mar 07 '14
Real World Labs  --- Sep 11 '12
techPowerUp! 8.9/10 Aug 08 '13  --- Aug 31 '12
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Plextor M5 Pro Roundups and Shootouts

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Plextor M5 Pro Review X-bit labs -- Nov 08 '12 on Jan 28 '14

"Back in the mid-90′s Plextor was regarded as one of the best out there when it came to optical drives and media. Coming forward to today and their line of M-series SSDs and it is clear that the..."

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Hardware.Info on Sep 21 '12

"We can basically write the same conclusion for the Plextor M5 Pro 256GB as we did for the 128GB model. It's the fastest SSD in its category. It set new records in AS SSD and PCMark Vantage, and..."

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HardwareHeaven on Jan 07 '13

"So that brings us to value where a 5year warranty and decent bundle of extras round off the product well... especially so when we consider this drive is cheaper than both the OCZ Vector and Samsung..."

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Myce on Feb 19 '13

"The Plextor M5 Pro is an extremely good SSD, it’s very fast, competitively priced, and it’s also very stable."

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NikKTech on Jun 24 '13

"Overall the price may seem slightly high when compared to other models in the market but we are talking about a Plextor product and at least for people who know exactly what Plextor stands for a..."

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