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Plextor 256GB M5S Series Solid State Drive SATA 6.0 Gb-s PX-256M5S

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  • Made For Real-World Speed: Maximum speed performance during everyday operations - random read speed up to 73,000 IOPS and random write up to 70,000 IOPS.
  • Sustained like-new performance which eliminate the sharp drop in performance seen in many SSD devices after periods of real-world use. Exclusive firmware with outstanding Instant Restore feature
  • Exclusive technology designed to prevent drastic drops in read/write speeds that normally occur with SSDs after a prolonged use or when data become heavily fragmented
  • No loss of speed when working with non-compressible data such as common video, audio, or photo file types. Controller design ensures high stability and performance during multitasking.
  • Performance Specification (please insert the attached file "PX-M5S_datasheet_071012_spec_crop.pdf"
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The M5S Series SSD continues to deliver the highest quality storage performance in the industry. Continuing with the legacy and award-winning performance of its predecessors, the M5S SSD is consistently faster and reliable. Featuring Plextor’s True Speed Technology, exclusive firmware, and server-grade controller chip, the M5S SSD is capable to deliver stable data transfer speeds over the long period. In actual every-day computing environment, it is able to achieve and sustain the like-new performance even after intense activity. The M5S SSD is engineered to delivers consistent performance. The M5S SSD clocks in random read/write speeds up to 73,000/70,000 IOPS with sequential read/write speeds up to 520/390 MB/s. Coupled with exclusive firmware and True Speed Technology, the reliable M5S SSD provides sustained high speed performance without slowing down while storing and transferring all types of data. Setting a new standard for SSDs, the M5S SSD is designed with a high random read/write speed and consistent performance when working with non-compressible data such as encoded video, MP3 audio, or JPG images. This makes it ideal for use in audio/video workstations as it can provide fast loading and saving times for large files and make the processing of editing far smoother and easier. Also, the M5S’s long-term sustainable high speed performance gives users the fast storage they need to boot, save, and load almost instantaneously.

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