Specifications

  • Marvell 9174 processor
  • SATA 6 Gb/s interface
  • Toshiba NAND
  • 500 MB/s read, 440 MB/s write, 70,000 4K IOPS
  • 256MB Buffer (128GB), 512MB Buffer (256GB)
  • Power consumption – 5W active, .1W idle
  • 3 year warranty
  • Mounting bracket and cloning software included

What’s in the Box?

Apart from the SSD itself, there is a manual and a DVD with the manual and Acronis software on if you want to use it to clone a drive. There is also a 3.5” bracket for fitting the SSD into a desktop PC.

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A Closer Look

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Using with Windows

Connecting the SSD to windows worked without any problems.

Plextor SSD Windows Experience Index

As you can see, a very good 7.9 score for the primary hard disk!

Performance Testing – SATA 6G/bs

Plextor SATA 6 Info

Using HD Tune Pro, the average Read speed was a very acceptable 336.9 MB/s.

Plextor SATA 6 Read

The average Write speed was 195.8 MB/s.

Plextor SATA 6 WritePlextor SATA 6 File Benchmarks