Plextor M8V Series Solid-State Drives Introduced

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅01.02.2018 10:22:56

Plextor introduces the value-oriented M8V Series solid-state drives featuring Toshiba’s 64-layer BiCS Flash chips along with the Silicon Motion SMI2258 controller offering impressive sequential read and write speeds of up to 560MB/s and 520MB/s respectively. The Plextor M8V SSDs also sport LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) Error Correcting Technology along with Plextor’s exclusive software applications boosting the SSD’s performance and endurance. The Plextor M8VC Series supports RAID Engine (Drive Array Accelerator) and Data shaping (Data management) for enhanced data transfer stability.

Key Features

Advanced Components: The Plextor M8V Series SSDs uses Toshiba’s next-gen 64-layer 3D BiCS NAND Flash memory paired with SMI2258 controller.
Built-in LDPC Technology: LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) technology guarantees integrity and safety of data transfers using an error correcting mechanism.
Rigorous Quality Control: Plextor’s SSDs undergo strict standards and rigorous quality control including a 48-hour sustained read-write test, 250x power cycle test and 4000-time idle test.
Plextor Exclusive Technologies: The M8V Series benefits from exclusive technologies including PlexNitro, PlexCompressor, PlexTurbo, and TrueSpeed.

Capacity and Warranty
The Plextor M8V SSD is available in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities in both M.2 2280 and 2.5-inch form factors. It is covered by a 3-year warranty.

Pricing and Availability
Pricing information was released on a Chinese tech site putting the 128GB at 399Yuan (45GBP), 256GB at 599Yuan (66GBP) and the 512GB at 1199Yuan (133GBP). No information on availability as of this writing.

Product Links:
Plextor M8VG SSD (m.2)
Plextor M8VC (2.5-inch)

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