Monday, March 19, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
HTC Vive Pro HMD Costs $799, Price of Vive Reduced to $499
Rolex, Lego and Google Top Reputation Institute's 2018 Corporate Reputation Study
LG Makes WebOS Open Source
New HyperX FURY DDR4 and Impact DDR4 Product Lines Support Automatic Plug N Play Overclocking
Google to Make Money From Each Product Purchase
Apple Is Developing Its Own Micro-LED Screens
LG Display Brings Crystal Sound OLED tech to Lighting
Facebook Suspends Data Analytics Firm Which Worked on the Trump Presidential Campaign
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > OCZ Lau...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 07, 2010
OCZ Launches Next Generation Z-Drive PCI-Express Solid State Drive

OCZ Technology announced the company's plan to enter mass production of the Z-Drive R2 Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, the second rendition of the original Z-Drive family.

The Z-Drive R2 builds on the existing solution but provides greater performance and design flexibility due to the implementation of a series of optimized NAND modules.

"Our 4th generation PCIe SSD, the Z-Drive R2, tackles the performance challenges facing enterprise IT professionals head-on" said Ryan Petersen, CEO of the OCZ Technology Group. "The Z-Drive R2 is a total solution that delivers exceptional performance over a wide of range of applications due to its superior sequential performance, making it a winner in both high IOP and high-throughput environments. In addition, it is the only bootable and field serviceable PCIe SSD option on the market today, and due to an innovative interchangeable module design, it enables low cost field upgradability and capacity increases giving storage architects unprecedented flexibility."

The Z-Drive R2 SSD maximizes bandwidth by taking the SATA bottleneck out of the equation and utilizes the speed advantages of the PCI-Express interface. The Z-Drive family is bootable and with 8 PCI-E lanes and an eight-way RAID 0 configuration, the R2 delivers performance ideal for enterprise applications that are limited by HDD technology. What also makes the R2 special is the use of interchangeable modules in the place of permanent, surface-mounted NAND; this feature-set is designed to make the Z-Drive field-serviceable and field-upgradeable.

Promoting greater productivity for a broad range of applications spanning across virtualization, caching, and high-end storage, the Z-Drive R2 can also provide cost savings when considering the total cost of ownership (TCO) versus complex and hard to maintain HDD infrastructures. With capacities ranging from 256GB to 2TB, the R2 makes SSDs a viable alternative to large, power-consuming hard drive arrays. Furthermore, OCZ offers customization options for OEM clients that may require tailored hardware or firmware solutions for their business.

Addressing the emerging performance demands of storage area networks (SANs), workstations, and servers, the Z-Drive R2 creates new possibilities in enterprise data management. The R2 delivers fast transfer rates up to 1.4 GB/s, while offering enhanced reliability and durability compared to mechanical hard drives.

For more information on OCZ's new SSDs, visit

Sonic to Integrate Dolby TrueHD Into Scenarist        All News        ASUS to Deliver New IEEE Standard on Motherboards
Corsair Expands Dominator Family with New 16GB and 24GB Memory Kits     PC Parts News      ASUS to Deliver New IEEE Standard on Motherboards

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Adds 64-layer BiCS CD5, XD5 and HK6-DC Models to Data Center SSD Lineup
SSD Price Drop Will Drive the Adoption Rate of SSD in Notebooks
Intel Optane SSD 800P Released
Silicon Motion Releases The SM689 and SM681 FerriSSDs
MWC: Western Digital Releases 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXHS, Demos PCIe-enabled SD card and New NVMe SSDs
Samsung Electronics Begins Mass Production of 30.72TB SSD
Intel SSD DC P4510 and P4511 Series Come in New Form Factors, 64-layer TLC 3D NAND
Plextor M8V SATA SSD Released
Samsung Debuts 800-Gigabyte Z-SSD for HPC Systems and AI Applications
Verbatim Releases New Speedy External SSD
Intel Launches New 7-Series 760p SSD
Samsung Releases the 860 PRO and 860 EVO Solid State Drives

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .