OCZ has launched a new SSD Series with capacities up to 3.2TB and Windows Accelerator software for the enterprise market.
The Toshiba-owned firm released the Z-Drive 4500 Series SSD employing 19nm NAND technology and PCIe Edge Card.
It touts a maximum read speed of up to 2,900MB/s, a maximum write speed of up to 2,200MB/s, a random 4K block read throughput of 252,000 IOPS, and a random 4K block write throughput of 76,000 IOPS.
The drive is available in 800GB, 1.6TB and 3.2TB capacities.
It includes integrated Windows Accelerator Software, a flash management and caching solution for Microsoft Windows Server applications. This is designed to deliver low-latency flash as a local flash volume, a flash cache, or a combination of the two.
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The drive will also work with OCZ's VXL Virtualisation Software to distribute flash cache resources when needed on multiple virtual machines.
Additional features include power loss data protection, end-to-end data path protection, 128-bit AES encryption, TRIM Command support for overwriting data, and temperature sensing and throttling for consistent heat levels.
The 800GB model retails for $2,350 (£1,405, AU$2,590). The 1.6TB costs $3,800 (£2,270, AU$4,190). The 3.2TB comes in at $6,530 (£3,900, AU$7,195). All versions come with a five year warranty.
Via PC World