Today Plextor is officially launching their first SSDs with 3D NAND flash memory: the M9Pe family of NVMe SSDs. Based on Toshiba's 64-layer BiCS3 3D TLC NAND, the M9Pe is the successor to the 15nm MLC-based M8Pe, which was their first NVMe SSD. The choice of TLC NAND for this new flagship product mirrors a trend across most SSD vendors, who are abandoning MLC NAND in even the high-end product segments as they transition to 64L 3D NAND. Aside from the updated NAND, little has changed from Plextor's previous generation of NVMe SSDs, and the specifications are almost identical to what was previewed at Computex 2017. The M9Pe still uses Marvell's 88SS1093 controller with Plextor's own firmware. The 128GB capacity has been dropped from the...
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