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Plextor M6e 256 GB PCI Express SSD Review: M.2 For Your Desktop
May 1, 2014 - in Reviews
Plextor's next-gen M6e is a M.2 2280 PCIe SSD combined with a x4 PCIe adapter. You probably don't have a M.2 PCIe slot yet, but Plextor hopes their Marvell 9183 powered SSD will find a home in enthusiast systems thanks to their adapter.
Plextor M6S And M6M SSD Review: Revving Another Marvell Engine
Apr 10, 2014 - in Reviews
Plextor is launching two new SSDs under its M6 banner. The M6S and M6M lean on Toshiba's A19 flash and Marvell's updated 9188 silicon. Together, both components (plus some custom firmware work) should augment value and speed in a couple of form factors.
ASRock Impresses with 22 Plextor SSDs on Z87-Extreme11/ac
Jun 4, 2013 - in News
ASRock has connected 22 SSDs to a single motherboard, the Z87-Extreme11/ac.
Plextor's NGFF SSD to Deliver Speeds of Up To 700 MB/s
Mar 15, 2013 - in News
The upcoming Solid State Drive is intended for the next generation of ultrabooks.
Plextor Reveals Its TLC-based SSD
Mar 13, 2013 - in News
The company's prototype SSD offers a lower cost and longer longevity than comparable MLC based SSDs.
Plextor M5 Pro 256 GB Review: 19 nm NAND And Marvell's Latest
Sep 27, 2012 - in Reviews
Hot on the heels of its M5S, Plextor sent us the M5 Pro. Loaded with hot new technologies like 19 nm NAND and the latest Marvell controller, the company's flagship was certainly worth waiting for. How does it do against the established incumbents, though?
Plextor M5S 256 GB Review: Marvell Inside, With A Twist
Sep 4, 2012 - in Reviews
Plextor's optical drives were always known for their quality. Now, the company is trying to carry that reputation over to SSDs. Its M5S is actually a fourth-generation offering based on Marvell's controller technology. But Plextor adds its own spin, too.
Marvell-Based SSDs From Corsair, Crucial, OCZ, And Plextor: Tested
Apr 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Do you want the best performance from your SSD all of the time, regardless of workload? Drives with Marvell's controller technology should be on your short list. We put seven of them through the paces and discover lots of speed at each capacity point.
Three External USB And eSATA Blu-ray Burners Tested
Sep 5, 2011 - in Reviews
The advent of affordable, high-capacity media could bring a renaissance in optical storage, but only if the performance is adequate. We tested a few of today’s fastest drives with USB and eSATA connectivity to find out where this technology stands.
Plextor Reveals Consumer-Based NAS
Apr 13, 2010 - in News
Plextor's first NAS device was developed for the home, home office, and small business user.
Plextor Jumps Into SSD Fray With 64GB, 128GB
Mar 1, 2010 - in News
The premium optical drive maker gets into the solid state market.
Watch Blu-ray And Burn DVDs: Three Low-Cost Solutions
Dec 1, 2009 - in Reviews
Combo drives have a long history of bringing value to people with simple burning needs. As prices for expensive Blu-ray media drops, we review three low-cost drives that can read high-priced content and write to the most value-oriented formats.