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OCZ Technology Z-Drive Spotted, Offered in Three Versions

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    At CeBIT in Hanover, Germany OCZ Technology showcased Z-Drive - a PCI-E x8 storage device on a 245 mm x 124mm x 22 mm board that boasts up to four 256 GB (MLC-equipped) solid-state drives in a RAID 0 setup and delivers some excellent read/write speeds. It seems that the drives are already on the market, and among the first to sell them is the French e-tailer Materiel, which currently offers three versions of the Z-Drive:
    • Z-Drive 1 Go PCI-Express 8x - 1 TB version thanks to 4x256 GB MLC SSDs in RAID0, 256 MB on-board data buffer, features up to 500 MB/s read speed and up to 470 MB/s write speed, price tag - 3,399.99 Euro
    • Z-Drive 500 Go PCI-Express 8x - 500 GB version (2x256 GB MLC SSDs), offers up to 510 MB/s read speed and up to 480 MB/s write speed (faster than the 1 TB model), price tag - 2,199.99 Euro
    • Z-Drive 250 Go PCI-Express 8x - 250 GB version probably from a single MLC SSD that offers up to 450 MB/s read speed and up to 300 MB/s write speed for 1,399.99 Euro
    Direct link to the French e-tailer Materiel is here.

    Source: Guru3D
     
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    @malware thanks for the info!

    we are in the process of upgrading local servers at the bank I work and this could be a super choice. I 'll inform IT people!:)

    wish I could afford even the 250gb disk!:ohwell:
     
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    for server use, these things are the bomb.

    every ISP needs the 1TB version for a proxy cache :D (and cache P2P in it as well)
     
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    thats what I thought!
     
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    These things are awesome for servers and folding rigs. But I'm still waiting for prices to get lower. But 1300+ is a good price for right now.
     
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    holy sh**! 3400eur for 1 tb!!
    Wish I was Bill Gates:(
     
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    Its also available in the States over at FrozenCPU.

    -Indybird
     

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