Plextor debuts superfast limited edition Solid State Drive
M2P SSD with "True Speed" features industry's fastest Read and Write speeds
Fremont, CA, October 12, 2011—Plextor, leading developer of high performance digital storage equipment, has announced the launch of the M2P Series Solid State Drive. This is a limited edition SSD featuring True Speed technology.
The drive is capable of random read/write speeds of 70,000 / 65,000 IOPS and sequential read/write speeds up to 500MB/s and 440MB/s. This clearly makes the M2P one of the fastest SSD currently available.
Speed is good but sustainable speed is even better. Plextor’s True Speed delivers the highest level of sustained performance even after extensive use and long periods of operation.
It’s important to note that performance specs of most SSDs are generally based on FOB (Fresh Out of the Box) products. As a result most performance information is overstated and does not reflect drastic decreases in performance that many drives undergo with use. Plextor surpasses the industry norm by doing Enterprise Benchmark testing of consumer drives in a Dirty/Steady State to demonstrate sustained Read/Write performance.
Enterprise Benchmark testing gives a more realistic perspective of everyday performance. As a result Plextor SSDs are among the most durable and reliable in the industry.
The M2P is powered by the server grade Marvell 88SS9174 controller chip supporting a SATA III 6Gb/s interface and the highest-quality Japanese NAND flash by flash memory innovator Toshiba. Plextor’s True Speed technology also features exclusive firmware with Instant Restore, Global Wear Leveling, and Bad Block Management.
All of this adds up to stability and performance that sets a new gold standard.
The M2P Series SSD is bound to create consumer excitement since SSDs are now the drive of choice for power users, serious gamers, system integrators, and other users who demand fault tolerant performance.
Plextor will begin shipping the M2P in late-October and are available in 128GB (PX-128M2P, $239.99) and 256GB versions (PX-256M2P, $449.99).
Plextor has delivered generations of best-in-class and award-winning products, including CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, & Blu-ray optical disk drives, digital video converters and multimedia products.
Plextor’s no-compromise customer policy includes a three-year ironclad warranty, impeccable manufacturing quality, and the best standards of support.
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Plextor LLC is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media equipment for professionals, consumers and enterprises. In 1990, Plextor established a U.S. operation in Silicon Valley with dedicated sales force for serving North and South America. Since then, the Plextor brand has been continually recognized as high-quality product, receiving numerous awards for its optical drives. Plextor will continue to deliver generations of award-winning products, including CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, & Blu-ray optical disk drives, digital video converters and multimedia products. The Plextor brand of optical disc drives and multimedia products are owned by Shinano Kenshi in Japan.