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Plextor PX-256M5M

Plextor PX-256M5M
alaScore 84

53 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Plextor PX-256M5M. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Plextor PX-256M5M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Plextor PX-256M5M from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive on

97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plextor PX-256M5M 256GB M5M Series mSATA 6GB/s 512MB DDR3 JEDEC MO-300/Ultrabook Internal SSDPlextor PX-256M5M 256GB M5M Series mSATA 6GB/s 512MB DDR3 JEDEC MO-300/Ultrabook Internal SSD

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: The Guru of 3D (guru3d)

Plextor M5M 256GB mSATA SSD review


I just love it when stuff gets smaller and faster. I think in 2008 the first SSD we tested already showed so much promise. Now in 2013 prices have gone down, performance quadrupled and volume sizes have risen. As such it is nice to see and test mSATA...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Dominic (

Plextor PX-256M5M SSD 256GB


came with the fixing screw, works as expected given it's an SSD then i gave it a high value for money score as it has 256GB. I bought this for my son to use in his Alienware 14 laptop and had it sent directly to his place of work so i cant say much...

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Graham (

Plextor PX-256M5M SSD 256GB


As this is a part of a desktop that is not complete as yet, I can not make judgement on it's real time performance. For me, it was a combination of size and the "on paper" read/write performance that clinched it, and the reviews from other buyers of...

None so far

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Stuart (

Plextor PX-256M5M SSD 256GB


Very Fast 500mb/s

No Bad points

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: jason (

Plextor PX-256M5M SSD 256GB


Installed in an Acer W700 which was very easy. The speed is the same as my previous drive but the speed of the drive is very noticeable over others

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Brian (

Plextor PX-256M5M SSD 256GB


It's fast and works well in my Vaio Duo 11

Like all m-SATA drives, they are a little pricey.

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: sajid (

Plextor PX-256M5M SSD 256GB


have a msi ge60 laptop with a msata ssd, boot up times approx. 20 secs, you need to update the latest firmware, the only minus bit was when opening the laptop there was no screws to fit the ssd, no problem went and got it from a pc shop highly...

no screws

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: scott (

Plextor PX-256M5M SSD 256GB


Works fine. Fast. Put it in a Lenovo Yoga 13 without issues.

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications


Certification:BSMI, UL, TUV, C-Tick, CE, KCC, VCCI, FCC, ROHS, CB
Color of product:Multi
Internal: Yes
SSD form factor:2.5"

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.2

Operational Conditions

Operating shock:1500
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows/Linux/Mac OS
Internal: Yes


Data Transfer Rate:6
Drive device, buffer size:512
Mean time between failures (MTBF):2400000
Native command queuing (NCQ): Yes
Random read (4KB):79000
Random write (4KB):77000
Read Speed:540
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
Security algorithms:256-bit AES
Solid-state drive capacity:256
Solid-state drive interface:mini-SATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:mSATA
TRIM support: Yes
Write Speed:430


Power consumption (standby):0.2


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Operating shock:1500
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17

Weight & Dimensions