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Number of USB drivesSSD The market is starting to grow recently, which is a very encouraging sign for anyone interested in a product that is only slightly larger than a USB storage drive but can deliver a more impressive level of performance and volumes (at slightly more pricey levels). This time it is brand Plextor Of LiteOn, which comes to the developing market with an absolutely intriguing product.
The company's new EX1 drives are reminiscent of the classic "extended" USB drives and include a material array that includes Marvell's 88SS1074 controller, planetary TLC chips created on Toshiba's 15 nanometer, DDR3, LDPC error correction mechanism, support for SLC-like cache layer,USB 3.1 Type C Gen.2 (thanks to a VIA bridge controller) for theoretical speeds of up to 10 Gigabit per second, which should ensure that no bottleneck is created that limits the internal hardware capabilities.
This entire array creates an external, beautifully shaped aluminum drive with a weight of only about 30 grams - with a promise of sequential performance up to 550 megabytes per second in reading and up to 500 megabytes per second in writing, in volumes of 128 GB, 256 Gigabyte and 512 gigabytes.
B-Plextor Announced immediately upon the disclosure of the Exxnumx decision to extend the duration of the warranty from three years to five years, which certainly adds bonus points for us (although it is not sure that the maximum extent of writing also changed, so this addition may be relevant only for those who do Moderate use of the product).
Official data for the random performance of the EX1 models were not disclosed, however First review Provided us with 30,000IOPS data to read and write 4KB files on the QD32, which are certainly nice for the external drive world and have earned the model quite a few compliments.
We do not yet know what the official recommended prices of the EX1 drives will be, but one specific report on the network indicates a possible cost of EUR 80 for the base model, 120 EUR for the 256GB model and 210 for the largest model - and we hope that the prices The real ones will be even more competitive, thus putting pressure on the veteran competitors in the category to make all prices more accessible and popular.