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Supports 6Gbps SATA III.
Includes Acronis TrueImage software.
Better than their last drive.
Includes Acronis imaging software.
Excellent sequential read and write speeds.
Well constructed aluminum casing.
Instant Restore helps maintain "like new" performance.
Supports TRIM, SMART, NCQ and Dynamic Wear Leveling.
Slower than higher-capacity drives.
Middling performance canít match other drives w/ same controller.
Mediocre random read and write performance.
Does not include a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter bracket.
By PCQuest on October 31, 2011
The SSD is ideal for those who want capacity with decent performance on their notebooks, and are willing to pay a premium for it. Page(s) 1 I am interested in more information about this productI am interested in buying this...
By XSReviews on August 18, 2011
Based on the performance numbers alone, I was ready to give this SSD a bit of a lambasting in the conclusion. Good read speed or no, I’d expect better write performance from a SATA III drive. It doesn’t need to be mind blowing, but at least...
By Tech2 on July 06, 2011
It’s clear that the Plextor PX-256M2S is an impressive performer. The read, write and copy tests were all way higher than any drive we’ve tested, so far. The inter-copy drive testifies that. Usually, even the fastest of hard drives crawl at...
By PC Mag on June 22, 2011
The 128GB Plextor PX-128M2S offers modest capacity and modest performance at a modest price (for a solid-state drive, anyway). Buy it...
By TechRadar on May 19, 2011
Plextor is not normally a name you'd associate with super-fast solid state drives, but here it is with its first SATA 6Gbps drive, the Plextor PX-128M2S.Plextor's branched out from fast performing technology and internal and external optical...
By Maximum PC on April 13, 2011
We’ll say this for the Plextor M2 Series SSD: It’s a huge step up from Plextor’s last SSD. The M1S Series SSD we tested in our June 2010 roundup used Marvell’s “Da-Vinci” 88SS8014-BHP2 controller, which suffered from...
By PC Advisor on April 12, 2011
As an OS boot drive, te Plextor PX-256M2S may prove to make a host PC feel slightly less zippy than drives with lower headline speeds but better juggling of small-file data chunks. But there’s no escaping that this is one fast solid-state drive....
By Expert Reviews on March 28, 2011
Impressive SATA3 performance, but you have to pay a premium for it....
By CDRLabs on March 23, 2011
Despite their success in the storage industry, Plextor's initial SSD offerings did not go over as well as many expected. The performance of the PX-M1 series was average at best and the garbage collection technology was a poor substitute for TRIM....
By cnet on March 16, 2011
With excellent performance, the Plextor PX-256M2S SSD makes an ideal internal storage drive for laptops, especially those that support the 6Gbps SATA standard. Its price tag is not for the faint of heart,...
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