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Plextor M6M 256GB mSATA SSD Full Review - Mini Marvell

Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: Plextor

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging

Introduction:

You might not expect it from who was originally an optical drive company, but Plextor has been cranking out SSDs for a while now. We will be taking a look at the recent wave of releases from Plextor, starting with the M6M:

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This SSD contains the same Marvell 88SS9188 controller seen in the Crucial M550, MX100, and ADATA SP920 SSDs, but with additional firmware tweaks claimed by Plextor.

Let's dive right in. Read on for our full review!

Specifications:

Straight from Plextor's M6M data sheet:

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Packaging:

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As mSATA products are typically OEM packaged, not much to see here.

June 12, 2014 | 12:25 AM - Posted by Aaron (not verified)

As always Allan, great review. In the day and age of multiple storage options, I do have a hard time differentiating results in the tests provided. For relevance sake, and this is only a question, try and reduce compared drives for easier understandability. As in top 2 direct corporation drives (by connection type and $/Gb) and one of the others; ie SATA, mSATA, PCIe, M.2. With the ever expanding storage market,It's getting flooded,and just want easier to discern choices. In any case, you house at PCper rock! Keep up the excellent work and keep asking question as to what happens next.

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