Plextor M8Se Series 128Gb SSD technical specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

Plextor's M8Se Series internal SSD use PCIe M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4. Detailed characteristics of this NVMe SSD on our page.

Plextor M8Se Series 128Gb SSD technical specs

Plextor's 128Gb M8Se Series use Marvell Eldora. The M8Se Series comes equipped with Toshiba MLC memory. NVMe SSD also available in 3 capacities, including 1 Tb, 256 Gb and 512 Gb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

SSD use PCIe M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4 bus with read speeds 2400 Mbps, and write speeds 1000 MB/s. It also has IOPS 210000 on reading and 175000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

Manufacturer give 3 years warranty for this product limited by endurance 80 Total Bytes Written. As well it has 1.5 million hours mean time between failure.

Specs

Category Value
Capacity 128 Gb
Interface M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4
Controller Marvell Eldora
Memory type Toshiba MLC
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 2400
Write speed (Mb/s) 1000
Read IOPS 210000
Write IOPS 175000
Endurance (TBW) 80
MTBF (million hours) 1.5
Warranty (years) 3

Conclusion

Plextor M8Se Series 128Gb support previous bus standard that is twice slower than PCIe Gen4. The maximum write speed is 1000 Mb/s, that is slower than has most of competitors. The Internal SSD has endurance 80 TBW, that is not much against rivals. After evaluating all the facts, Plextor M8Se Series 128Gb has more disadvantages and our editor strongly do not advise to purchase it.

+ Pros

  • None

- Cons

  • Slow writing speed
  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity
  • Writing speed

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FAQ

The Plextor M8Se Series 128Gb has no DRAM in their controller or information about it is not known. DRAM makes drive faster, but also more expensive.

The Plextor M8Se Series due to the low density of memory chips able to operate with no additional heat sinks. Some laptops or motherboards from the factory has thermal pads below or above the SSD to improve productivity during high loads.

The Plextor M8Se Series has sequential write speed 1000 Mb per second, read speed 2400 Mb/s. It operate on Marvell Eldora controller and M.2 or PCIe 3.0 x 4 interface standard. The NAND flash memory type is Toshiba MLC.
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