Plextor M5S SATA III Solid State Drive

Plextor just added another Solid State Drive to its SATA III series, the M5S SSD. This new solid state drive comes equipped with 25nm NAND flash and server-grade Marvell 88SS9174 controller, it was developed to deliver high performance with a maximum of 520MB/s read speed and a 390MB/s write speed plus up to 73,000/70,000 IOPS read/write performance.

The new M5S Series will be available in the storage capacities of 64GB, 128GB, 256GB which they have 128MB, 256MB and 512MB DRAM cache memory, respectively. The Plextor M5S comes with a SATA III 6Gbps interface, it comes in a 2.5-inch size plus it supports TRIM command, S.M.A.R.T., and data encryption.

According to Plextor, with the True Speed technology, the drive will maintain the same, consistent high performance and speed -even after years of usage. The new drive will be released in late Q3 but no pricing details was found.

[Source: Plextor America]

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