Plextor’s M2S SSD series promise 480 MB/s

Plextors plans to enter the SSD market next month with the debut of its M2S series solid state drives which pack Marvell 88SS9174 controller and will be available in 3 different capacities 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.

The new line of SSD’s will have aluminum enclosure, 128MB DDR3 cache buffer, SATA 6Gb/s interface, TRIM support and promises to deliver read and write speeds of up to 480 MB/s and 330 MB/s for the 256GB versions, while the 64 and 128 GB variants will offer up to 370 / 110 MBps and 420 / 210 MBps, respecively. The drives also will feature Plextor’s “Instant Restore Technology” to overcome the performance loss associated with long-term use and Dynamic Wear Leveling system that uses “the most efficient data allocation method” which will increase the product lifespan.

Plextor M2S SSD series

The M2S SSD series will be offered with 3 years warranty, but pricing and availability will be announced in March, when the drives will be available in Europe.

Plextor M2S SSD series

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