Ah storage. You were never the most favoriteÂ in the PC enthusiast realm. Always vying for attention from the overclocks of your over-achiever component brethrens the processor and graphics card. But behold, salvation arrives. Solid-state drives have thrived in a market still supposedly recovering from the floods that ravaged HDD manufacturers a few years back. With the boost in competition, SSDs now enjoy a spot in upper-to-midrange systems and notebooks.
Offering incredibly fast access times coupled with read/write speeds, SSDs have molded what storage speeds should be and the mechanical disk industry is intent to compete. Today we have one of the competitors in the SSD arena, the Plextor M5Pro Xtreme.