Plextor M5M Series mSATA

  • Plextor M5M Series mSATA
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Based on 11 scores, 35 reviews available
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  • Good:
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Pros:

  • MSATA form factor.
  • Available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities.
  • Excellent sequential read and write speeds.

Cons:

  • Usual 3Gbps motherboard interface inhibits performance.

Expert reviews and ratings

By tbreak.ae on 90

If you are looking into getting a new medium to high-end motherboard, chances are that you'll see a mSATA slot on it. This little slot allows you to mount a tiny sized storage directly on your motherboard. The Plextor PX-256M5M is one such SSD based...

By Legit Reviews on

Plextor has a pretty impressive line of mSATA drives with their M5M line that is very competitive with other drives on the market...

By TweakTown on 92

In this capacity size, the Plextor M5M Series is hard to beat. The price is exceptionally low compared to other products, even those we expected to find selling at a lower price. That's not to say every capacity size in the M5M lineup gets the same high...

By CDRLabs on

Plextor's new M5M series SSD is proof that good things do come in small packages. This pint-sized powerhouse combines Marvell's new 88SS9187 controller with Toshiba's 19nm Toggle Mode NAND flash to deliver a fast, responsive computing experience. In...

By Guru of 3D on

The Plextor M5M mSATA based SSD is a shockingly good SSD with excellent performance and reliability. The overall write performance is merely a hint slower compared to its big brother and we stated this many times, you'd never ever even notice the write...

By 3dGameMan on

Video Review: The Plextor M5M 256GB mSATA SSD is an amazing product. It has the Marvell 88SS9187 controller and Toshiba Toggle NAND flash, so it's super fast. As well, this drive has true protect data integrity and AES data encryption. Also, it's...

By AnandTech on

Especially if you're dealing with lots of incompressible data, the M5M is a better option because you'll get consistent performance regardless of the data type. I'm very curious how a Samsung SSD 840 Pro based mSATA SSD would perform, though.

By Kitguru.net on 85

Today we are looking at a new mSATA drive from Plextor – the 128GB M5M. Diminutive mSATA drives are without doubt a growing market, adopted in many laptop computers today. As we have seen in recent desktop motherboard reviews on Kitguru many...

By uk.hardware.info on

The Plextor M5M 128GB is somewhat slower than its 2.5-inch counterpart, but compared to the other two mSATA SSDs the Plextor M5M is the fastest. For a desktop PC you're still better off with a 2.5-inch SSD, they're cheaper and generally still faster....

By HardwareHeaven on 94

When building a mSATA SSD Plextor could be forgiven for cutting a lot of corners when compared to their desktop drives. They could have, but didn't. From the controller used to the branded chips, we get quality parts here, just like the desktop...

By HEXUS.net on 80

The minimal physical resources required for solid-state drives make them an ideal candidate for being presented in a wide variety of small form factors. Most often seen in 2.5in SATA-connected drives, another connector called mSATA is now becoming...

By StorageReview on

The Plextor M5M mSATA SSD gives users a solid performing option for ultrathin computers, tablets and even standard notebooks. With Intel's push for DEVSLP standard implementation with the release of Haswell based Ultrabooks in 2013, the M5M mSATA has...

By AnandTech on

In addition to the 2.5" SATA M5 Pro Xtreme, Plextor is bringing an mSATA version of the drive to market in the first half of this year as the M5M. The drive is architecturally identical to the M5 Pro Xtreme, with the same new firmware and Marvell...

International Review By OCinside on

Die Plextor M5M 128GB mSATA SSD PX-128M5M erreicht auf kleinstem Raum eine sehr hohe Leseperformance und gute Schreibperformance bei bei extrem niedrigen Zugriffszeiten.Das Plextor PX-128M5M 128GB MLC Solid State Drive mit dem Marvell 88SS9187...

International Review By hardnsoft.ru on

Марка Plextor хорошо известна потребителям по качественным оптическим приводам. Но времена меняются, технологии развиваются, а оптические носители практически вышли из моды. В связи с этим компания Plextor, начиная с 2009 г. начала производить...

International Review By hwlegend.com on

Plextor, attiva azienda di caratura mondiale, è molto lieta di proporvi una delle sue ultime proposte con interfaccia mSATA. Stiamo parlando del nuovo modello SSD PX-128M5M da 128GB, contraddistinto da un controller Marvell di ultima generazione che,...

International Review By Hardware-Mag on

des Tests. Zunächst möchten wir jedoch auf den bereits begonnenen Technologiewandel im Bereich Flash-Speicher und Solid State Drives eingehen.Die mit einem Die-Shrink verbundene Senkung der Produktionskosten ist sicherlich eines der Argumente für...

International Review By 3dnews.ru on

Что же касается самих накопителей форм-фактора mSATA, то сейчас их можно встретить практически в каждом ультрабуке, ведь они гораздо меньше и тоньше своих 2,5-дюймовых собратьев.Кроме того, использовать готовый разъём mSATA в ультрабуке дешевле, чем...

International Review By chip.co.id on

Di tengah-tengah ramainya pasar SSD ber- interface SATA III saat ini, diam-diam SSD ber- interface mSATA pun terus dikembangkan. Selain pada mainboard, beberapa notebook pun mulai menyertakan slot mSATA untuk SSD. Tidak hanya interface SATA III, Plextor...

International Review By overclockers.ru on

Накопители Plextor серии M5M показали себя прекрасно: уровень их быстродействия находится на уровне обычных SSD (если не считать, разумеется, OCZ Vertex 4, в основе которого лежит заметно разогнанная по частоте и немного модифицированная аппаратно...