Breaking the speed barrier with up to 6,500/5,000 MB/s sequential read/write

PLEXTOR, a leading developer of award-winning solid-state drives (SSDs) and other high-performance digital storage devices, announced the new M9Pe Extreme at COMPUTEX 2018, Taipei, Taiwan.

Breaking consumer SSD speed barriers, the new M9Pe Extreme delivers astonishing sequential read/write speeds of up to 6,500 / 5,000 MB/s The next-generation M9Pe Extreme combines technologically advanced components and the Marvell® 88NR2241 intelligent NVMe™ switch along with PLEXTOR exclusive technologies to deliver high level performance required by prosumers, professional PC gamers and other application-intensive users such as animation editors, audio-visual drafting personnel, and film-making companies. Not only does M9Pe Extreme provide greatly enhanced data transmission performance, it also offers RAID functionalities for data redundancy and performance improvements making it a great choice for office or workspace environments.

Fay Ho, Senior Director for Brand Division, LITE-ON Technology Corporation, said, “Continuing Plextor’s outstanding capability in the high-speed storage devices, the M9Pe Extreme, as the name states, delivers unprecedented extreme high-speed performance, making a new record in consumer SSD read/write speeds. With high quality components and excellent performance boosting technologies, PC gaming experience, for one, will never be the same.”

Nigel Alvares, vice president of SSD and Data Center Storage Solutions at Marvell, said, “Marvell and LITE-ON have a longstanding relationship of SSD collaborations and we’re excited to expand it by enabling their innovative M9Pe Extreme SSD with our 88NR2241, the industry’s first NVMe switch. Our intelligent NVMe switch technology combined with Plextor’s storage expertise delivers a groundbreaking solution to meet the increasing storage demands of emerging high-performance client and edge applications.”

The key to the performance breakthrough lies in Plextor’s solid and unique development capabilities and the adoption of the Marvell intelligent NVMe switch and industry-leading components. The combination of Plextor’s latest improvements in multiple error-detection and firmware technologies comprehensively reinforces storage reliability, read/write quality, and long-term service life of its SSDs.

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