Plextor has silently released a new line of SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs, the S3C. Coming in three different storage capacities: 128GB, 256GB and 512GB, these slim 2.5-inch SSDs (6.8mm thick) are built with Hynix 14nm TLC NAND Flash memory chips.
The SSD series have a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface, an SMI SM2254 controller, TRIM support, SMART support, NCQ support and an MTBF of 1.5 million hours. In terms of performance, the S3C SSDs promise to deliver read and write speeds of up to 550MB/s and 500MB/s (128GB model), 550MB/s and 510MB/s (256GB model) and 550MB/s and 520MB/s (512GB model), respectively. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing yet.
- Up to 550 MB/s Sequential Read
- Up to 520 MB/s Sequential Write
- Up to 92K IOPS Random Read
- Up to 79K IOPS Random Write