Plextor M8Pe 512Gb SSD detailed specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Plextor's M8Pe NVMe works on PCIe M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. More details about this NVMe SSD in our article.

Plextor M8Pe 512Gb SSD detailed specs

Plextor's 512Gb M8Pe is powered by Marvell 88SS1093 controller. The M8Pe comes equipped with Toshiba MLC memory. This NVMe besides, available in 3 capacities, including 1 Tb, 256 Gb and 128 Gb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

This NVMe works on PCIe M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4 with write speeds 1400 Mbps, and read speeds 2500 Mbps. M8Pe has IOPS 240000 on writing and 280000 on reading operations.

Endurance and warranty

Plextor provide 5 years warranty period. As well it has 2.4 million hours mean time between failure.


Category Value
Capacity 512 Gb
Interface M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4
Controller Marvell 88SS1093
Memory type Toshiba MLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 2500
Write speed (Mb/s) 1400
Read IOPS 280000
Write IOPS 240000
Endurance (TBW) n/a
MTBF (million hours) 2.4
Warranty (years) 5


Plextor M8Pe 512Gb use PCIe 3 that is twice slower than PCIe 4. The maximum write speed is 1400 Mbps, that is slower than has most of rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Plextor M8Pe 512Gb has more minuses and our editor do not recommend to purchase it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity

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The Plextor M8Pe 512Gb has no dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) in their controller or data about it is unknown. DRAM makes SSD work faster, but more expensive.

The Plextor M8Pe 512Gb due to the low density of memory chips may last without extra cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has additional cooling below and above the SSD for better productivity during high loads.

The Plextor M8Pe 512Gb has write speed 1400 Mb/s, read speed 2500 Mbps. Storage operate on Marvell 88SS1093 controller and M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4 high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard. The memory type is Toshiba MLC.
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