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OCZ adds more affordable m84 PCI-e SSD to Z-Drive family

870MB/sec reads, cost down? Sounds the goods!

| Storage News | Posted: Jan 1, 1970 12:00 am

OCZ has just added the new m84 to its Z-Drive family of PCI-Express based SSDs. This comes in a little cheaper than previous Z-Drive models with a choice of 256, 512GB, and 1TB capacities.

 

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It uses a PCIe 8x interface and features MLC based NAND flash memory as well as an on-board RAID controller.

 

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OCZ reports read and write speeds of up to 870MB/sec and 780MB/sec respectively, except for the 256GB model which has read/write speeds of 750/650 MB/s.

 

"The OCZ m84 Z-Drive is the newest addition to our line of PCI-E solid state drives and is designed to offer consumers a high performance yet aggressively priced solid state solution," said Eugene Chang, Vice President of Product Management at the OCZ Technology Group. "While the previously released p84 and e84 Z-Drives were intended specifically for enterprise applications, the m84 delivers much of the same performance but at a price point that is competitive with standard SSD drives."

 

Actual pricing hasn't yet been disclosed, but we know the drives will come with a three year warranty and are shipping very soon.

 

NEWS SOURCES:Tweaktown.com

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