Plextor launches nvme-ssd M8Pe




Plextor launches at CES Consumer Electronics Show next week a high-end solid state drive, the M8Pe. The company says that it is an SSD with m2 form factor that will work with the Non-Volatile Memory Express protocol. The manufacturer announces more details on the fair.

The M8Pe is the successor of the M6e, Plextor so let know to PCWorld. Plextor has canceled last year announced M7e-SSD in the summer, presumably because it could not compete with the SSDs from Samsung at that time. The M8Pe Plextor aims to distinguish itself again in the high-end SSD market.

The SSD Plextor has a PCI-Express 3.0 x4 connector and works with the nvme protocol. Through this protocol, the amount of IOPS at 4KB random read will be around 270,000 and to write around 150,000. What exactly are the further performance reports Plextor not. The manufacturer makes such details probably next week known at Consumer Electronics Show CES in Las Vegas.

It is already known that the M8Pe comes with Plextor additives such PlexTurbo RAM caching, compression method to optimize storage space. The SSD comes with PlexVault, a way to protect private data on a shared computer. Like the performance, the manufacturer has yet announced anything about the storage capacity, price, and if the SSD market to come.


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