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OCZ Summit Series 250GB SSD Preview

Summit features new Samsung controller

| Storage News | Posted: Feb 17, 2009 6:13 am

PC Perspective managed to get their hands on an engineering sample of the upcomming OCZ Summit SSD. The 250 GB drive features a new Samsung controller, 64MB of cache, and MLC Flash. Make sure you check out the full preview for the results.

 

OCZ Summit

 

The cache on the OCZ Summit drive is really what will help it stand out from previous solid state offerings. While having cache on board with standard hard drives has been the norm for many years, it was long thought that the speed of flash memory negated the need to have dedicate memory on drives for performance reasons. After all of our experience with JMicron controller and the very slow writes they were famous for, we have learned that cache is still a technology SSDs can take advantage of.

 

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