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Plextor Previews Latest Solid-State Drives

Plextor announced that it will preview its next generation of Solid-State Drives (SSDs) at Computex 2013.

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Plextor Announces Flash Based SSD at Computex 2013

Visitors to Booth K0106 of TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall at Computex will get a chance to preview Plextor’s new generation of SSDs using 1Y nm flash and to see the company’s current range of reliable, high-quality storage devices.

Fremont, CA — May 30, 2013 — Plextor (, a leading developer of high-performance digital storage technology, will preview the next generation of SSD (solid-state drive). In addition to multi-award winning consumer SSDs and specialized solutions for industry and enterprise, the Plextor booth will house the first 1Y-nm flash based 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 will also be 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.

Consumer products on display include the multi-award winning 100K IOPS capable M5 Pro Xtreme, entry-level M5S, and the new M5M mSATA SSD. Further details of the 1Y-nm flash based SSD also on display will be released later.

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.

The team behind the Plextor brand has shipped nearly 3 million SSDs providing them with a wealth of experience and technical understanding. Plextor’s army of research, manufacturing, and quality engineers have provided solutions for numerous clients and applications. Having one of the world’s largest teams of SSD firmware engineers sets the company a part allowing to deliver unequaled stability, compatibility, and support. Every drive is designed and manufactured in Taiwan and required to meet Plextor’s legendary levels of quality.

At Computex 2013 (Plextor Booth K0106 TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall), visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of real-world SSD performance and have the opportunity to talk to Plextor’s experienced sales team. There will also be plenty of chances to win prizes.

Plextor welcomes interested parties to their booth, K0106 TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall on June 4-8, 2013.

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About Plextor
Plextor is a leading developer of high-performance digital storage equipment for professionals, consumers, and enterprises. Plextor launched its first CD-ROM drive in 1989 and since then the Plextor’s prestigious multi–award winning products have set the standard for quality and performance. Plextor will continue to deliver generations of innovative industry-leading products, including Blu-ray optical disc drives, solid state drives, digital video converters, and multimedia devices. The Plextor brand of storage and multimedia products is owned by Shinano Kenshi of Japan.