Plextor M8Se NVMe™ SSD wins iF Design Award 2017


Plextor M8Se NVMe™ SSD wins iF Design Award 2017

[February 9, 2017, Taipei] Plextor, one of the leading global digital storage technology brands, recently bagged the prestigious 2017 iF Design Award for its new M8Se NVMe™ SSD. Chosen from 5,575 entries around the globe, by a commission of 58 independent experts, the new PLEXTOR M8Se beat the competition with its advanced specifications and overall high performance.

Streamlined and Efficient Heat Sink Design

Plextor M8Se is packed with advanced features, encased in an elegant, highly-streamlined design inspired by the wind tunnel. The streamlined heat sink dons a stylish blue and black design provides unparalleled heat conduction capabilities that rapidly expels heat generated by super high-speed data transmission. This effectively helps optimize system resources to deliver full-speed operating conditions.

A New Generation of High-Speed Transmission Standards

The M8Se series is powered by the latest generation NVMe™ PCIe® Gen 3x 4 super high-speed transmission interface that delivers sequential read/write access speeds of 2,450/1,000 MB/s and random read/write speeds of 210,000/175,000 IOPS. Whether it’s for work, fun, or multimedia applications, the M8Se is the perfect solution to speed up your lagging systems and deliver the ultimate user experience.



For over 60 years, the iF Design Award has been recognised as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF Design Award is one of the most important design prizes in the world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture as well as Professional Concepts. All awarded entries are featured on the iF World Design Guide and in the iF Design app, and are displayed at the iF Design exhibit in Hamburg.


About Plextor

PLEXTOR is a world-leading developer of award-winning solid state drives, and other high-performance digital storage devices for consumers. The company launched its first Solid-State drive with the proprietary True Protect technology in 2012. PLEXTOR's award-winning products and reputation for excellence continue to be reflections of its fundamental values. The Plextor brand is licensed to Lite-On Technology Corporation.