OCZ Technology Announces the Z-Drive PCI-Express SSD with up to One Terabyte of Storage

ocz-z-drive-pci-express-ssdOCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today unveiled the Z-Drive, a PCI-Express based SSD solution designed to meet the stringent demands of enthusiast computing environments and high-end workstations. First debuted at Cebit 2009 in Germany, the Z-Drive is the latest premium solid state storage solution from OCZ.

“It is our goal to deliver tailored SSD solutions for the complete spectrum of high performance applications,” said Eugene Chang, Vice President of Product Management at the OCZ Technology Group. “Designed for ultra high performance consumers, the Z-Drive takes the SATA bottleneck out of the equation by employing the ultra fast PCI-Express architecture with a RAID controller and four Vertex controllers configured in four-way RAID 0 within an all-in-one product, making this solution ideal for applications that put a premium on both storage performance and maximum capacity.”

OCZ- Z-Drive PCI-Express SSD

OCZ continues to develop its enthusiast storage solutions that provide incredible speeds and higher storage capacities that rival conventional hard drives. The Z-Drive is based on cutting-edge PCI Express architecture that breaks through the performance barriers previously found with SATA interface. Offering a truly enthusiast grade storage upgrade from traditional hard disc drives, OCZ’s Z-Drive utilizes a combined 256MB of local cache and an onboard RAID controller, to provide a complete solution in a compact form factor. The OCZ Z-Drives offer space and cost-savings that uses significantly less power thanks to the benefits of high-quality flash-based storage in an integrated total-solution.

zdrive_edge

The OCZ Z-Drive is the result of the latest breakthroughs in technology building on the advantages of flash-based storage, delivering incredible performance that translates to professional-class data storage enthusiasts have come to expect from OCZ’s premium offerings. These next-generation drives feature exceptional speeds up to 510MB/s read and 480MB/s write, all while delivering lowered power consumption, ultra-fast data access, superior durability, and lower cost per ownership compared to conventional hard drives when factoring in the need for multiple drives and a separate RAID controller. In configurations of 250GB, 500GB, and massive 1TB capacities and priced aggressively to be within reach of high end consumers, the OCZ Z-Drive offers ample room to create a high performance storage array for enthusiast high performance systems.

zdrive_backangle

OCZ- Z-Drive PCI-Express SSD

For more information on the OCZ Z-Drive, please click  here.

Source: OCZ

Related posts

Mobile Gaming to Overtake PC, Console by 2019

Mobile Gaming to Overtake PC, Console by 2019

The gaming landscape is changing very fast. It was just a generation ago when video games became a thing - the first true arcade games, like Pong, were launched in the late 1970s. Since then games have slowly moved to our computers, to our living rooms (with gaming consoles), and now into our...

Gelid launches universal CPU cooler

CPU cooler maker Gelid Solutions has launched a new flagship CPU cooling solution for both AMD and Intel processors – the so-called Black Edition. Strangely enough the new CPU cooler is not entirely black – instead just the two cooling fans and fins are colored that way. The...

ZOTAC debuts the ZBOX MI551 compact desktop computer

ZOTAC debuts the ZBOX MI551 compact desktop computer

A month after announcing the Nen Steam Machine small form factor gaming computer ZOTAC is back with a new offer called ZBOX MI551. The new computer offers the full power of Intel’s Skylake microarchitecture all wrapped up in a case that can fit nearly anywhere. The new ZOTAC ZBOX MI551...

Leave a comment