Wednesday, August 31st 2011

OCZ Technology Announces the High Performance RevoDrive Hybrid Storage Solution

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced the release of the RevoDrive Hybrid PCI Express (PCIe) storage solution. Designed to dramatically accelerate applications and system responsiveness, the RevoDrive Hybrid's superior combination of SSD and hard disk drive (HDD) technology is a revolutionary step forward for high-performance, economical storage.

The RevoDrive Hybrid integrates the benefits of both SSD and HDD technology into a single solution to offer both enhanced responsiveness and ample storage capacity. The drive comes bundled with Dataplex caching software which dynamically manages the use of the 100GB SSD with the 1TB HDD for superior overall storage performance. This combination creates an environment where the most frequently used "hot" data stays on the ultra-fast SSD, while the "cold" data remains on the larger capacity HDD. Advanced caching algorithms learn user behavior and adapt storage policies to ensure optimal performance for each individual user, maximizing productivity for the most demanded programs and applications.

In addition, the drive not only eliminates the SATA bottleneck unleashing ground-breaking bandwidth up to 910 MB/s, but also features up to 120,000 IOPS (4K random write) for high transactional workloads delivering true SSD-level performance. Finally, the RevoDrive Hybrid provides unique benefits to users by incorporating features of OCZ's proprietary Virtualized Controller Architecture (VCA) 2.0.

"The RevoDrive Hybrid leverages the best attributes of both solid state drives and traditional hard drive technology to deliver dynamic data-tiering on a single easy to deploy PCIe storage drive," said Ryan Petersen, CEO of OCZ Technology Group. "Leveraging Dataplex software to efficiently manage frequently accessed data delivers superior performance and capacity, making the RevoDrive Hybrid the ideal solution for high performance computing and media content creation."

The all-new OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB comes backed by a three-year warranty and will be available worldwide for an MSRP of $499.99, delivering the industry's best price per GB for SSD-level performance.
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15 Comments on OCZ Technology Announces the High Performance RevoDrive Hybrid Storage Solution

#3
Sinzia
I thought it would have been more, I'm interested to see reviews on it.
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#5
Batou1986
Take that Cheesgate off there and throw on a VR now where in business
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#6
RejZoR
I'm still wondering how come no one else sticked SSD memory on a traditional desktop sized HDD. All we've seen so far was Momentus XT for notebooks.
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#7
araditus
by: jpierce55
Pricey!
seriously no troll, get a better job to afford it, bc those specs are nutz at that price point, tell me, how much is a 240gb vertex 3, its 480, for20$ do you want 4x the space at a 15% performance hit.
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Athlonite
by: Static~Charge
It's a modern version of the old hardcard.
hey don't diss the hard card I still own one oh and yes it still works too



:eek::rockout:
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#10
Athlonite
Also I wonder if you could remove the HDD and replace it with an 400GB velociraptor
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#11
Static~Charge
by: Athlonite
hey don't diss the hard card I still own one oh and yes it still works too
I'm not dissing the hardcard, only noting the ancestry of the RevoDrive Hybrid.

by: Athlonite
oh and yes it still works too
You still have a motherboard with 16-bit ISA slots?
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#12
kciaccio
I'm in!

Any drawbacks? I will be using the Bulldozer chip. I think I remember the revo drive:



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having some kind draw back to it, but i can't remember what it was.
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Athlonite
by: Static~Charge
You still have a motherboard with 16-bit ISA slots?
yup but not currently settup and running but every now and then I drag it out of the archive and put it all together along with and Seagate 545MB hdd and dos 6.22 + windows 3.11
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jpierce55
by: araditus
seriously no troll, get a better job to afford it, bc those specs are nutz at that price point, tell me, how much is a 240gb vertex 3, its 480, for20$ do you want 4x the space at a 15% performance hit.
Seriously sounds like a troll to me.... for $500 I could place my money on better performance improvements.... and yes in fact for $500 I would opt for something different in the hdd/ssd world as well.
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