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    Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    This PCIe SSD drive is "designed for creating a perfect gaming platform".
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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    Any idea on price?

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    So all they've done is add a pointless heat sink to the previous version and blinged it up a bit! Nice, let's hope it comes with a massive price cut as well. Also how is this high a performance version when the performance figures are the same as the standard M6e, which by the way, are not overly impressive compared to other pci-e SSD's.

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    Quote Originally Posted by jimborae View Post
    So all they've done is add a pointless heat sink to the previous version and blinged it up a bit! Nice, let's hope it comes with a massive price cut as well. Also how is this high a performance version when the performance figures are the same as the standard M6e, which by the way, are not overly impressive compared to other pci-e SSD's.
    Yes I see very little other than cosmetic changes to the already available M6e, we sell both M.2 only PX-G128 / 256 / 512 M6e versions and the PCIe adaptor versions PX-AG 128 / 256 / 512 M6e very quick storage and nice a neat form factor, ideal for Z97 / X99 based systems.

    I'm assuming it has something to do with the new "PlexTurbo 2.0 intelligent SSD caching utility" which may be unique to this M6e black, I also note the new one has a SATA power connector on it which is not a requirement of the existing model...
    Last edited by Mark@SCAN; 07-01-2015 at 06:25 PM.

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    It looks like it has a PCI-e x4 connector but marketing chose a motherboard with x16 and x1 slots only!

    I have to admit I am loving the new M2 and PCI storage options. Make for a very clean build with few wires.

    Soon the mechanical hard disks will be abolished from my computers and live solely on the NAS, after all an m2/PCI-e as a boot disk and a 512GB or even 1TB SSD should be sufficient. Less heat, less noise what is there not to like about that

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    Samsung SM951 is the M.2 PCIe drive I am eager to get my hands on (successor to the XP941)

    Hopefully as per the below press release they are getting a little closer to availability!

    http://www.businesswire.com/multimed.../#.VK1q6CuDmG4

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    When you look at reviews and performance comparisons of RAID 0 on the likes of the Samsung 840 EVO , which will hit 1tb read performance - there is absolutely no benefit to gaming.

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    Any idea why its got a SATA power connector ? Surely it can pull all the power it needs from the PCiEx slot ?

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark@SCAN View Post
    Samsung SM951 is the M.2 PCIe drive I am eager to get my hands on (successor to the XP941)

    Hopefully as per the below press release they are getting a little closer to availability!

    http://www.businesswire.com/multimed.../#.VK1q6CuDmG4
    Now that's interesting and fast!

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    Re: Plextor launches the M6e Black Edition high performance SSD

    Looks better than having an ugly green PCB in the middle of a rig. Seriously why is it so hard to have M.2 just on a black PCB.

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