OCZ introduces PCI-E SSDs with nvme support




OCZ has its first PCI-E SSD supports nvme officially explained. The Z-Drive 6000 for enterprise purposes will be available in two lines: one with regular MLC and the sustainable enterprise MLC.

The Z-Drive 6000 is a line 2.5 “-ssd with PCI-E 3.0 x4 interface and support for nvme. Nvm-express is the successor to SATA’s ahci that latencies low yields and to take advantage of the parallelism of solid state memory. The Z-Drive-SSDs come in a 6000 and a 6300-line, wherein the only difference being the use of emlc and hhhl aic -form-factor is for the latter.

Both types of SSDs come in versions with 800GB, 1,6TB and 3,2TB market. They contain the PMC-Sierra ‘Princeton’ controller and are built around 19nm-128Gbit chips from Toshiba, parent company of OCZ. In the fourth quarter of this year to appear a 6,4TB version of the drive.

OCZ claims that the sequential read and write speeds of 3,2TB model of the 6000 series, respectively, up to 2900MB / s and 1900MB / s lie. The writing is on the 6300 model with up to 1400MB / s lower. Random read could at maximum 700k IOPS.


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