Plextor announces M6 Series SSDs

Plextor today announced its M6 series lineup of solid-state drive solutions. The multi-form factor lineup features Plextor’s next-generation 2.5″ M6S, , and M6M mSATA SSDs, along with the introduction of two PCIe drives, the M6e M.2 PCI express and new HHHL PCIe card.

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In addition to the new M.2 form factor, The M6 also features the latest generation 19nm Toggle NAND flash from Toshiba with Adaptive Write. Adaptive Write is  Plextor’s proprietary firmware technology designed to maintain SSD performance under heavy workloads and throughout the life warranty of the drive. This allows for increased storage density and capacities up to 512GB.

Plextor also announced a M6e M.2 PCIe and HHHL PCIe card.  The M6e sports the latest generation Marvell 88SS9183 flash controller with multiple cores . The M6e’s PCI express interface delivers specified sequential read/write speeds of 770MB/s and 625 MB /s respectively and random read/write speeds of 105,000 and 100,000 IOPS.  The M6e is automatically recognized as an AHCI device, requiring no additional drivers. When used as a  boot disk on a system with UEFI, startup times are cut in half. The M6e comes in capacities up to 512GB.

The entire M6e series is backed by a five-year warranty.

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The M6S 2.5-inch SATA SSD is available with up to 512GB of storage, and features sequential read/write speeds of up to 520MB and 440MB per second, and random read/write speeds up to 94,000 and 80,000 IOPS, respectively.

The M6M mSATA drive is the solution for users wishing to upgrade any device that requires a solid state drive with a small footprint. The M6M features capacities up to 512GB, with sequential read/write speeds of 520MB and 440MB per second, and random read/write speeds of 94,000 and 80,000 IOPS, respectively.

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