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Mach Xtreme MX-DS Turbo 120GB SSD Review

Rating: 7.5.

Mach Extreme are a name which may be unknown to many, but a handful of their executives have a strong history in the memory sector. This Mach Xtreme MX-DS Turbo 120GB Solid State Drive is based around the class leading Sandforce SF2281 controller with full support for the SATA 3 interface.

The company were established in 2010, and they focus primarily on Solid State, memory and USB flash drives. The drive we are looking at today is sold in 60GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities.


Model Name MXSSD3MDST-60G
Capacity 60GB
Interface Type SATA III
Form Factor 2.5″
Dimension 99.8 x 69.63 x 9.3 mm (LxWxH)
Lightweight 80g
Max. Read Performance Up to 540MB/s*
Max. Write Performance Up to 490MB/s*
IOPS up to 80,000
Seek Time <0.1ms
RAID Support 0
TRIM Support
Hot Plug / Removal Support
Low Power Consumption DC 5V / Stand-by: 1.6W Active: up to 2.8W
Shock Resistant 1,500G
MTBF +2,000,000 Hours
Vibration 20G
Altitude 80,000ft
Operating Temp. 0℃ ~ +70℃
Storage Temp. -45℃ ~ +85℃℃
Data Reliability Built-in EDC/ECC function
OS Support Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / WinCE / Mac OS X / Linux series: Fedora, Ubuntu, Solaris, etc. / DOS
Certifications RoHS / FCC / CE / Windows 7 / Mac OS
Other features SandForce DuraClass™ / DuraWrite™ / RAISE™ / Garbage Collection technologies support / MacBook Pro MC723LL/A 15”(Rev. 8.2) support
Lifetime 5 Years +
Warranty 3 Years

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  • sd34

    Slightly disappointing as the result show. never heard of the company either.

  • nathan d

    Fair review. I have to admit ive been looking outside the ‘sandforce’ masses of drives currently available as I would prefer to get good performance with both forms of data, rather than just compressible. Samsung new series of drives appeals to me.

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  • Also available at http://www.futurestorage.co.uk – Mach Xtreme are a great company to deal with and is great to see European companies producing drives in these tough financial days.

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