Zotac presents its first PCI-E solid-state drive

Zotac presents its first PCI-E solid-state drive

The Chinese maker of video cards Zotac has presented its first solid-state drive that relies on a PCI-E 3.0 x4 interface. The new device is called Zotac Sonix and targets gamers and hardware enthusiasts.

The Sonix comes with a capacity of 480 GB and uses MLC NAND flash memory, made by Toshiba. The SSD has a buffer of 512 MB DDR3 memory and all this hardware gets driven by a Phison E7 memory controller. Thanks to the high-speed interface, the Zotac Sonix reaches some impressive read and write speeds of 2600 MB/sec and 1300 MB/sec, respectively. The SSD has also been designed in such a way so that it can be used in mini-ITX systems as well.

The launch date and the price of the Zotac Sonix still remain a mystery but the device is definitely worth a look.

Source: Zotac

Related posts

Samsung launches the Galaxy M in South Korea

Samsung Electronics has launched the Galaxy M in South Korea. The new device is a relative to the already launched Samsung Galaxy Z – a lite version of the Galaxy S II. According to Samsung (and their naming conventions) the new Galaxy M smartphone is a mid-tier device with “M” standing for...

Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition announced

Nokia announced the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition handset a new variant of the popular Nokia 5800 XpresMusic.  It comes with lifetime voice-guided DRIVE and WALK navigation licenses, quick access to the latest Ovi Maps software, full regional maps and easy zooming, all with familiar Nokia touch...

Fujifilm’s X-PRO2 camera may arrive in early 2015

Fujifilm’s X-PRO2 camera may arrive in early 2015

Sometimes it happens like this - a certain company announces a pretty interesting product that never comes out in the long run. This seems to be the fate of Fujifilm’s X-PRO2 X-mount camera – it has been in rumors here and there for more than a year but the actual model is nowhere to be...

Leave a comment