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Plextor M2 Series 128GB SATA 6Gbps Marvell SSD Review - PCSTATS.com Plextor M2 Series 128GB SATA 6Gbps Marvell SSD Review
Thu, Mar 24 2011 | 9:01AM | Filed under: Motherboards| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

"Plextor is probably best known for their optical drives so it may come as a surprise to some that they also offer SSDs in their product line. Their most recent line is the M2 series which features a Marvell controller and a 6Gbps interface. We've got our hands on the 128GB version and we'll see how it stacks up against the other drives we have tested. At first blush, the specifications for read and write, 420 MB/s and 210 MB/s respectively, don't seem all that amazing compared to the newest SandForce drives emerging that hit above 500 MB/s on both fronts. However, as we have seen with SandForce controllers, they rely on data compression to boost speed so depending on the type of data being transferred, the data rate may vary dramatically. The benchmarks will paint this picture a little better..."

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