Plextor introduced S3 Series solid state drives that are available in two versions – S3C in the form factor of 2.5 inches and a thickness of 7 mm S3G as modules 2280 M.2.
The new products enabled controller Silicon Motion SMI2254. Used microarrays flash TLC NAND production SK Hynix.
In S3C family includes models with a capacity of 128, 256 and 512 GB, while S3G series a version with capacity of 128 and 256 GB.
Asserted sequential read speed information reaches 550 MB / s. Recording speed – up to 520 MB / s. The number of input-output operations per second (IOPS) at work with data in blocks of 4 kB is from 72 to 92 thousand. For reading and from 57 to 72 thousand. During recording.
The drives are designed for use in desktop and laptop computers. Price ranges from 62 to 213 euros depending on capacity. Buy S3 Series storage devices will be available in the near future.