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Plextor PX-128M2S 128GB SSD

Plextor 128GB SSD M2 Review

Introduction

Who knew Plextor made SSDs? Well they do and they’re sitting pretty with a new SATA III drive. It’s part of the M2 range and is known fully as the Plextor PX-128M2S. There’s plenty of shelf life improving features that are all well and good, but you’re here for the performance numbers. So without furtherado, I present to you my findings.

Specifications

Form Factor 2.5″ Standard
Interface SATA 6.0Gb/s compatible with SATA 3.0Gb/s and SATA 1.5G/s
Capacity 256GB
Seq. Read Speed Up to 480 MB/s (@SATA 6Gb/s)
Seq. Write Speed Up to 330 MB/s (@SATA 6Gb/s)
Ran. Read Speed 15000 IOPS (4KB with QD= 32)
Ran. Write Speed 9000 IOPS (4KB with QD= 32)
DRAM Cache 128MB DDR3
Controller Marvell 88SS9174 Flash controller
Power ECC 48bit per 2KB
Weight Dynamic Wear leveling
S.M.A.R.T. Support
Password Protection Support
Dimensions (W/H/D) Support
TRIM Command Support
Flash Memory MLC type

Features

For the full feature list check out Plextor’s site here.