Plextor has announced another solid state drive series that replaces the M5S series, namely the new Plextor M5 Pro series which is a high-performance professional-grade solid state drive. The new M5 Pro utilizes Marvell’s 88SS9187 Monet controller which promises to deliver a high read/write speeds and handle extreme high loads, as well as data protection.
Other features of the storage device includes up to 540MB/s read and 450MB/s write speeds, and random read/write speeds of up to 94,000/86,000 IOPS. There’s 128-bit error correction system built into Marvell’s controller, enabling the device to check and correct the accuracy of data being read from the flash memory.
Plextor also included the True Speed Technology to prevent the drastic performance drop seen in some SSDs after intense or long-term usage. The 2.5-inch M5 Pro is available in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities, which get 256MB, 512MB and 768MB of DRAM cache respectively. All models also bundles with a 3.5-inch bracket for use with a desktop PC, and cloning and backup utility.