Friday, April 29th 2011

OCZ Announces VeloDrive PCI-Express SSD for SMBs, Enterprise Clients and Integrators

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance solid state drives (SSDs), today unveiled the VeloDrive PCI-Express SSD. Designed to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), enterprise clients and system integrators, the VeloDrive optimizes high-performance computing and storage applications, providing unparalleled versatility and simplified integration.

“The VeloDrive is the latest addition to our comprehensive lineup of PCIe SSDs. A truly configurable solution, it helps a range of customers accelerate their application performance,” said Daryl Lang, VP of Product Management, OCZ Technology Group. “The ability to run the VeloDrive in multiple modes provides clients with the freedom to use the raid stack of their choice. This maximizes performance and creates faster, more seamless deployments with RAID stacks that may already have been qualified for their unique usage model.”

The VeloDrive can be run in either hardware or software RAID mode and can be deployed in half-height or full-height system requirements. When compared with competing PCIe flash-based solutions, the highly-efficient VeloDrive has a minimal impact on system resources including CPU utilization and the system’s DRAM footprint.

Eliminating the SATA/SAS bottleneck, the PCIe-based VeloDrive has the ability to delivers transfer speeds of up to 1GB/s and 130,000 4KB random write IOPS, and features SandForce SF-1565 SSD processors for enhanced reliability and power loss data protection. The VeloDrive utilizes MLC NAND flash and will be available in 300GB, 600GB, and 1.2TB configurations.

For more information, visit the product page.
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7 Comments on OCZ Announces VeloDrive PCI-Express SSD for SMBs, Enterprise Clients and Integrators

#1
RejZoR
Two SandForce SF-2500 would make more sense. 1TB/s read/write zooomg.
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#2
Bundy
Wow fast but I guess I'd need an ultra wide monitor to be able to read the price.
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#4
tigger
I'm the only one
The 1.2TB one will probs cost 4 figures.
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#5
OneCool
Hope it comes with a return box and shipping label with a RMA number already on the box :laugh:
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#6
D007
Very nice.. I need to get something like this to start installing just my games on...
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newtekie1
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by: RejZoR
Two SandForce SF-2500 would make more sense. 1TB/s read/write zooomg.
I would think four SandForce SF-1500 is coming pretty close to two SandForce SF-2000 anyway, no?
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