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OCZ Demo's 1TB SSD RAID-0 PCIe x8

Z-Drive hits 712MB/s read

By: Zac O'Vadka from Mar 3, 2009 @ 22:09 CST

OCZ is demoing the Z-Drive at CeBIT this year. The 1TB drive puts four 256GB MCL SSD's in a RAID-0 array and uses a PCIe X8 connection.

OCZ 1TB Z-Drive on display at CeBIT



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The drive has a total of 256MB of cache. The ASUS P6T motherboard they have it in is showing off 712MB/s for read operations and 500MB/s for write operations, all with nearly a zero access time. Once it hits the shelves you can except to drop about $1500 on the unit.