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Plextor Introduces New Line of SATA 6 Gbps SSDs

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Plextor Japan introduced its latest generation of solid state drives (SSDs) in the 2.5-inch SATA form factor. The drives take advantage of the SATA 6 Gb/s interface. The lineup currently consists of two models, the 128 GB PX-128M2P, and the 256 GB PX-256M2P. Both drives make use of Marvell 88SS9174 controller, and Toshiba TH58TV68D2FDA88 Multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash built on the 34 nm process.

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Nice performance numbers, but about $100 too much. I'll take the excellent Crucial m4, thanks.
 
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I think they're still riding the premium brand recognition wave from back when they made their own $80 dvd drives. All their stuff now is just overpriced rebrands with custom firmware. I'm baffled at how they've survived this long with that strategy.
 

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I think they're still riding the premium brand recognition wave from back when they made their own $80 dvd drives. All their stuff now is just overpriced rebrands with custom firmware. I'm baffled at how they've survived this long with that strategy.
Yeah they used to be the top shit back in the day when they made their own stuff.
 
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Solid offering, but is it really theirs or a re-branded oem ?
 
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I know their M2 drives run on Crucial's controllers, not sure about these new ones.
 

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I think they're still riding the premium brand recognition wave from back when they made their own $80 dvd drives. All their stuff now is just overpriced rebrands with custom firmware. I'm baffled at how they've survived this long with that strategy.
agreed. i remember paying $300 for a plextor 2x CD burner in the late 1990s. it was $100 more than the hewlett packard but was far superior in every way.

now a days plextor is essentially a samsung product but for more money.
 
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