The Plextor M8Pe (512GB) SSD Review

The Plextor M8Pe is their second PCIe SSD and their first to support PCIe 3.0 or NVMe. The M8Pe is a M.2 SSD based on Marvell's 88SS1093 controller and Toshiba 15nm MLC NAND flash. Plextor sells the M8Pe in three configurations: as a bare M.2 module, with a heatspreader over the M.2 module, or in a PCIe x4 adapter card that provides a large heatsink and LED lighting. The M8Pe is Plextor's flagship SSD and is positioned in the mid- to high-end segment of the PCIe SSD market.