Plextor M6e Black Edition PCIe 256GB SSD Review

AS SSD


The AS SSD software determines the performance of Solid State Drives (SSD). The tool contains five synthetic and three practice tests. The synthetic tests determine the sequential and random read and write performance of the SSD. These tests are performed without using the operating system caches. In Sequential tests, the program measures the time it takes to read and write a 1 GB file respectively. To give a clearer picture of the drives tested, I’ve chosen to include all tests. Special the copy test is one that I think is relevant on the consumer level as it gives the user a view into one of the operations he’s going to do many times.

New Drive

Conditioned

Drive Performance

Drive Comparison

It hasn’t been that long since I’ve re-introduced the AS SSD tests, so the drive comparison chart isn’t as long as on some of the other tests.