55points

Plextor M5M 256GB

71points

Samsung 840 Evo 1TB

Plextor M5M 256GB
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Plextor M5M 256GB vs Samsung 840 Evo 1TB

Plextor M5M 256GB
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB
Plextor M5M 256GB
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB

Why is Plextor M5M 256GB better than Samsung 840 Evo 1TB?

  • 3.2mm thinner
    3.6mmvs6.8mm
  • 0.67W lower read power consumption
    2.53Wvs3.2W
  • 0.2s faster at applying Photoshop filters
    56.4svs56.6s
  • 0.5s faster at installing Photoshop CS4
    53svs53.5s
  • 40.05mm shorter
    29.8mmvs69.85mm
  • 49.2mm narrower
    50.8mmvs100mm
  • 10.47ms shorter write access time average
    2.55msvs13.02ms
  • 44g lighter
    9gvs53g

Why is Samsung 840 Evo 1TB better than Plextor M5M 256GB?

  • 90MB/s faster maximum sequential write speed
    520MB/svs430MB/s
  • 133.11MB/s higher result for importing pictures
    349.29MB/svs216.18MB/s
  • 264 higher AS SSD benchmark result
    1198vs934
  • 744GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs256GB
  • 13000IOPS faster maximum random write speed
    90000IOPSvs77000IOPS
  • 19000IOPS faster random read speed
    98000IOPSvs79000IOPS
  • 7971 higher score for the PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite
    63938vs55967
  • 46.99MB/s faster sequential write speed
    470.26MB/svs423.27MB/s

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General info

1.internal storage

256GB

1000GB

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2.thickness

3.6mm

6.8mm

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1.5mm

3.MTBF

2million hours

1.5million hours

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is the manufacturer’s estimation of the average time for a device to fail.

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4.warranty period

5

3

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB

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5.bits of encryption supported

256

256

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption is a widely used method to secure data. There are three levels of encryption (128, 192 and 256) with 256-bit being the strongest.

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6.width

50.8mm

100mm

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22mm

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Read speed

1.sequential read speed

540MB/s

540MB/s

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

Best

Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB

3500MB/s

2.random read speed

79000IOPS

98000IOPS

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

Best

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750000IOPS

3.sequential read speed

505.61MB/s

505.25MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

2100MB/s

4.average read speed

371.98MB/s

357.74MB/s

The average speed that data is read from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

371.98MB/s

5.4K random read speed

29.86MB/s

210.22MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

220.45MB/s

6.read access time average

1.22ms

12.35ms

The time needed before the drive can access data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

1.22ms

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Write speed

1.sequential write speed

430MB/s

520MB/s

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

3000MB/s

2.maximum random write speed

77000IOPS

90000IOPS

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

Best

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550000IOPS

3.sequential write speed

423.27MB/s

470.26MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

1700MB/s

4.4K random write speed

62.21MB/s

193.75MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

213.89MB/s

5.average write speed

303.41MB/s

332MB/s

The average speed that data is written to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

343.42MB/s

6.write access time average

2.55ms

13.02ms

The time needed before the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

2.55ms

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group_power_consumption

1.read power consumption

2.53W

3.2W

The average amount of power used when reading data from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

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Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.75W

2.power consumption while idle

0.69W

0.15W

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0.04W

3.write power consumption

3.89W

3.08W

The average amount of power used when writing data to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.95W

4.average power consumption

2.37W

2.14W

The average amount of power consumption based on usage when idle, reading data and writing data.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.71W

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Benchmarks

1.result for importing pictures

216.18MB/s

349.29MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Importing Pictures benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 500GB

349.29MB/s

2.AS SSD benchmark result

934

1198

The AS SSD benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

1203

3.PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

55967

63938

This is the overall score given to the SSD based on its performance across various PCMark benchmarks. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 240GB

70238

4.ATTO Disk Benchmark result

344.51MB/s

422.82MB/s

The ATTO Disk Benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

434.16MB/s

5.result for gaming

279.05MB/s

313.61MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Gaming benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

342.49MB/s

6.result for video editing

255.57MB/s

322.61MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Video Editing benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial MX300 750GB

345.13MB/s

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