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Plextor introduces wide array of products in CeBiT 2013

Plextor demonstrates its new, exciting, state of art SSD solutions at CeBIT Hannover, Germany

April 28, 2013 8:40 by

Plextor (, a leading developer of high-performance digital storage equipment, demonstrated its new innovative, start of art SSD solutions at recently held world’s largest ICT trade in Hannover, Germany.

Plextor showcased its M.2 (also known as NGFF – Next Generation Form Factor) SSD solution, which is the smallest flash drive with a size of 42 (L) x 22 (W) x 2.3 (H) mm the M.2 that is significantly smaller than existing mSATA models and be it can a well-fitted upgrade for Ultrabooks.

The new Plextor M.2 solutions has a sequential read and write speed of 500/400 MB/s and a random read / write speed of 70,000 / 70,000 IOPS. Both 128 GB and 256 GB version will be available. The M.2 solution will be available as integration solution for OEM partners first and will become later available for the retail channel. More details will be announced at Computex show this year.

The company also displayed the capabilities of its M5 Pro Xtreme SSD solutions by demonstrating TrueSpeed feature keeping the performance of the M5 Pro stable under clean drive settings and dirty drive settings (capacity filled up to 97%).

Additionally a Raid 0 demonstration with two 512GB drives showed the M5 Pro can achieve great performance of over 1000 Mb/s in sequential read performance when used in this configuration.

Plextor did outstanding well at daily Overclocking event organized by ASRock featuring World’s top Overclockers: Nick Shih, SF3D, and Perica Barii to show their overclocking skills. They overclocked A10-5800K APUs up to 7.5 GHz on ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6, using Plextor 128 GB M5 Pro Xtreme stood as a clear champion and were also adjudged Plextor as the best SSD drives.

Bill Liu, Regional Manager-Channel Marketing & Sales Div., Plextor said, “We were glad to participate in CeBiT 2013, it provided us a great platform to interact and networking with leading names in the industry under one roof. The highlight for us in the show was the certification of our SSD drives by world’s leading Overlockers and the results clearing proved us as the leaders in SSD technology. We are sure with our new award winning range of SSD drives users in the Middle East will benefit in a big way.”

FDC International is the authorised distributor for the complete range of Plextor SSD drives in the region and the products will be available through the wide network of channel partners across the region in all the countries like UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman among others.

About Plextor
Plextor is a world-leading developer of solid-state drives, Blu-ray optical disc drives, and other high-performance digital storage devices for professionals, consumers, and enterprises. Since the company launched its first CD-ROM drive in 1989, Plextor’s prestigious multi–award-winning products have set the standard for quality and high performance. Plextor will continue to deliver new generations of products based on our core values of market-leading innovation, unequalled quality, complete service, and our belief that users should have full confidence in the performance and stability of the equipment we supply. The Plextor brand of storage and multimedia products is owned by Shinano Kenshi of Japan.

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