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OCZ Releases MiniPCI-Express SSD

Available in 16GB and 32GB sizes
By: Zac O'Vadka | Storage News | Posted: Apr 20, 2009 5:52 am

OCZ has added another option to their long list of flash-based storage options, the OCZ miniPCI-E SSD.


OCZ Releases MiniPCI-Express SSD


The new drive new SSD is available in both PATA and SATA interfaces and comes in 16GB and 32GB sizes. The SATA version will deliver a fast 110MB/s read, 51MB/s write speed, and a sustained write of up to up to 25MB/s. The PATA version offers a maximum 45MB/s read and 35MB/s write speeds with ststained write speeds up to 20 MB/s.


OCZ is touting these as excelling options for ultra-portable platforms and while they don't say it specifically, it would fit in quite well with their DIY Neutrino netbook. OCZ is backing the drives with a two year warranty.


You can catch the full press release here.


"We have developed this small form factor SSD product to ensure we are covering as many end-user solid state storage needs as possible," commented Ryan Edwards, Director of Product Management at the OCZ technology Group. "With the addition of the Mini PCI-Express series to our SSD line-up, OCZ is enabling those owners of compatible UMPC and Netbook solutions to experience the quieter, cooler, and more durable alternative to traditional notebook hard drives."


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