Plextor brings value with M6V SSDs
The SSD maker Plextor has announced the market availability of the new entry-level M6V line of solid-state drives. They come in all popular form factors, including 2.5-inch, M.2, and mSATA and offer 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB of space, depending on the model chosen.
The new M6V line is powered by a Silicon Motion SMI-2246 memory controller and uses Toshiba 15 nm Toggle NAND flash memory. In addition the 2.5-inch SSD version offers PlexTurbo technology, which speeds up sequential transfer rates. Speaking of speed, the M6V 128 GB variant includes 128 MB of DRAM cache and reaches 535 MB/sec of sequential read speed and up to 170 MB/sec of sequential write speed. The 256 GB version comes with 256 MB of DRAM cache and reaches up to 535 MB/sec of sequential read speed and up to 335 MB/sec of sequential write speed; the 512 GB model comes with 512 MB of cache and reaches up to 535 MB/sec of sequential read speed and up to 455 MB/sec of sequential write speed. The three models offer 83 000 IOPS while reading and 80 000 IOPS while writing.
The 128 GB M6V SSD is priced at USD 65.99, while the 256 GB and 512 GB models cost USD 99.99 and USD 189.99, respectively.
Source: Tom’s Hardware