Plextor Unveils its Advanced 19NM Flash based SSD at Computex 2013
Plextor showcased the next generation of SSDs using 19 nanometer flash along with its wide range of reliable, high-quality storage devices at Computex
June 24, 2013 1:41 by sanjeev kant
Plextor (www.plextor.com), a leading developer of high-performance digital storage technology, unveiled its next generation of SSD (solid-state drive) using the world’s smallest 64-gigabit NAND memory chip on next generation 19 nanometer (nm) process technology at Computex 2013.
During the show, Plextor also showcased its multi-award winning consumer SSDs and specialized solutions for industry and enterprise. Consumer products on display included the multi-award winning 100K IOPS capable M5 Pro Xtreme, entry-level M5S, and the new M5M mSATA SSD.
The industry and enterprise products on display include the tiny eMMC, mSATA SSDs, and NGFF SSDs, and a 2.5-inch ultra-high endurance SLC SSDs. An extreme temperature resistant power protected MLC SSD was shown as a sample of the advanced, customized solutions available from Plextor. This drive is capable of delivering random maximum read/write speeds of 94,000/81,000 IOPS at temperatures between -40 and +85°C. The SSD utilizes tantalum capacitors to prevent data loss in the case of power interruption.
Plextor is focused on developing extremely reliable high quality SSDs. Each Plextor storage product undergoes extensive testing during development in their state-of-the-art testing facilities ensuring that it meets precise standards. During manufacturing every unit undergoes rigorous tests including extended burn-in/aging tests for complete reliability. Plextor consumer SSDs are the most reliable in the industry with an annual failure rate of only 0.16%, an extremely low level that we continue to reduce.
Bill Liu, Regional Manager-Channel Marketing & Sales Div., Plextor said, “We are the pioneers in SSD technology and Plextor boosts a team that has already shipped nearly 3 million SSDs worldwide. The strength in R&D, world class manufacturing facilities, and having one of the world’s largest teams of SSD firmware engineers gives Plextor an edge in the market and allows it to enjoy market leadership position globally,”
“We are happy to introduce our world class SSD products in Middle East market place and the encouraging response from the market is allowing us to invest more in the region to serve customers better.” added Bill.
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.