OCZ announced its Z-Drive PCI Express solid state disks are now available. The memory company introduced two versions: the SLC-based e84 and the MLC-based p84. The Z-Drive e84 ships in 256GB and 512GB capacities, it features read speeds of up to 800MB/s, write speeds of up to 750MB/s and up to 16,000 IOPS (4k random write). The Z-Drive p84 is available in 256GB, 512GB and 1TB capacities, this model promises read speeds of up to 750MB/s, write speeds of up to 650MB/s and 10,000 IOPS (4k random write).
OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and flash-based storage as an alternative to hard disk drives (HDDs), today unveiled the Z-Drive, a PCI-Express Solid State Drive (SSD) designed to meet the stringent demands of enterprise computing clients. Unlike other solutions, the Z-Drive provides a cost-effective formula of performance, reliability, and upkeep for enterprise customers and their applications which require the benefits of solid state drive technology, but have previously been hesitant to adopt competing products due to the sheer cost of implementation.