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Plextor: New M6 Series SSDs

Plextor, Fremont, Calif., unveiled its new M6 series SSDs, including SATA and mSATA models and PCIe-based units.

The M6S 2.5-inch SATA touts a capacity of up to 512 GB, with sequential read/write speeds of up to 520 MBps and 440 MBps, and random read/write speeds up to 94,000 IOPS and 80,000 IOPS.

For ultrabook portable PCs, the M6M mSATA SSDs feature similar capacity points and performance.

For the highest performance, Plextor introduced the M6e half-height and full-height PCIe cards with the new Marvell 88SS9183 flash controller. They offer sequential read/write speeds of up to 770 MBps and 625 MBps, as well as random read/write speeds of up to 105,000 IOPS and 100,000 IOPS, with capacities of up to 512 GB.

The M6 series, which also includes a five-year warranty, is scheduled to ship this spring.