Smash the SATA III interface limits with Plextor’s new M6 PRO with PlexTurbo – featuring exclusive RAM caching technology that achieves up to ten times hardware only speeds.

Taipei, Taiwan, August
8th, 2014
—Plextor (www.plextor.com), a leading developer of digital storage
technology, launches the M6 PRO SATA SSD. First previewed at Computex 2014, the
professional grade M6 PRO is the new gold standard for SATA SSDs, combining
extremely fast, highly stable Plextor hardware with PlexTurbo, the unique
second-generation RAM caching software. With PlexTurbo, the M6 PRO is able to
go far beyond the limit of the SATA III interface and achieve up to ten times
the performance of hardware alone.
Making its debut with the Plextor M6 PRO is PlexTurbo,
software that uses some of the system RAM as an ultra-smart RAM cache; this
bypasses the limitations of the 6 Gb/s SATA III channel and maximizes
performance. Plextor refers to it as second-generation RAM caching software
because the smart software overcomes the disadvantages of existing caching
technology. Not only does PlexTurbo outperform competing technology, it
minimizes RAM usage, uses active data comparisons to prevent unnecessary
writes, and even prevents RAM cache data loss during crashes or power
interruptions.
The M6 PRO is the first SSD to survive Plextor’s new
ultra-strict, enterprise-grade, Zero-Error standard. Taking place at the
company’s own state-of the-art testing facility, the tests subjected 400 units
to 1008 hours (up from 500 hours) of extreme tests without error or failure.
This combination of tough developmental and 100% individual unit testing gives
the M6 PRO unbeatable reliability, which is matched by a full 5-year Plextor
warranty and an MTBF calculated at 2.4 million hours.
Evolving from its multi-award-winning predecessor, the M6
PRO’s hardware uses a new generation of A19 nm Toshiba toggle NAND flash and a
multi-core Marvell controller with Plextor’s in-house developed firmware. The M6
PRO has the advantage of a new ultra-low-power fast-resume DEVSLP mode that
brings longer battery life to notebooks and reduces wasted power in desktop
systems while retaining responsiveness. The SSD features the latest version of
Plextor’s acclaimed long-term performance-sustaining True Speed technology.
Plextor’s True Protect system, with multilayer data integrity and security
provided by 256-bit AES full-drive encryption, is also included.
“To build the M6 PRO, we looked at how storage was used by
gamers, creative professionals and advanced system users, then we knew that we
had to implement RAM caching as well as delivering on the hardware. Because we
started PlexTurbo development from scratch, we’ve been able to optimize it to
perform to the maximum with our exact hardware combination and to address the
issues that users have experienced with other RAM caching software. The M6 PRO
with PlexTurbo not only raises the bar in terms of real-world performance, it
also sets new standards for stability, data loss protection and memory usage,” said
Sales & Marketing Manager Lear Wu.
The Plextor M6 PRO SSD with PlexTurbo, will be available August
2014 in 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB and 1TB capacity.

The SRP for each would be as following: 128GB – RM 359 , 256GB – RM 639 , 512GB – RM 1259, 1TB – RM 2539