OCZ releases new high-end solid state drives
OCZ Technology, a major manufacturer of computer electronics, memory and solid state drives, has announced two new models of RevoDrive 3 SSDs designed for applications that demand extreme performance and require maximum input/output operations per second (IOPS) as well as highest possible bandwidth. The new drives support up to 240K IOPS and up to 1.90GB/s bandwidth and will be available to first-rate customers only.
Daryl Lang, vice president of product management at OCZ Technology Group said that the new SSDs expand OCZ’s original PCIe series even further and are designed to deliver even more bandwidth to applications and people who need it. The new devices are targeted at most intensive workloads common in high performance computing and workstation environments.
The high performance OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 Max IOPS SSD series is built on the well known PCI-Express bus and OCZ’s proprietary Virtualized Controller Architecture (VCA) 2.0 flash virtualization layer, include SandForce SF-2281 controllers, use premium NAND flash components and sport high capacities and extreme performance. The two latest models support 128-bit and 256-bit AES-compliant data encryption and can be used as bootable drives and for storage purposes.
The new OCZ RevoDrive 3 Max IOPS SSD comes with capacities of 120GB, 240GB and 480GB and supports maximum read speed of up to 1025MB/s, write speed of up to 950MB/s and has declared maximum aligned random write 4K IOPS of 140 000.
OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 Max IOPS SSD comes with 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities, supports maximum read speed of up to 1900MB/s, write speed of up to 1725MB/s and has declared maximum aligned random write 4K IOPS of 245 000.
Source: X-bit Labs