OCZ Technology has unveiled the Z-Drive, a PCI Express based solid state storage (SSD) for enthusiasts. First debuted at CeBIT 2009 in Germany, the Z-Drive is the latest premium SSD solution from OCZ.
The new OCZ Z-Drive is based on PCI Express architecture that breaks through the performance barriers previously found with the SATA interface, claims OCZ. It 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-Drive features speeds up to 510MB/s read and 480MB/s write, and is available in capacities of 250GB, 500GB and 1TB.