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Zotac Premium Edition 240GB SATA III SSD Review

By: Jon Coulter | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Nov 10, 2015 2:50 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: ZOTAC

Zotac Premium 240GB SATA III SSD




Zotac's Premium Edition SSD retails in a small square gray box with yellow trim. The front of the box advertises the drive's capacity, sequential performance, warranty and data protection features.





The rear of the packaging lists the contents and lists some benefits common to SSDs.




Inside the box, we find the drive itself nestled in a black plastic tray. Also included is a paper quick start guide and four mounting screws.




The front of the drive's black colored aluminum enclosure is simplistic and attractive.




The back half of the drive's aluminum enclosure has a manufacturer's label that lists the drive's model number, capacity, serial number and other relevant information.




The drive's full-length PCB is attached to the bottom of the drive's aluminum enclosure with four screws.




The drive's S10 controller, half of its flash packages and DRAM cache package are located on this side of the full-length PCB.




This side of the PCB houses the remaining half of the drive's flash packages, along with various surface mounted components.




A close-in view of the Phison S10 controller that powers the Zotac Premium SSD.




A close-in view of one the drive's eight 19nm Toshiba MLC Toggle Mode BGA flash packages.




Finally, a close-in view of the drive's 256MB Nanya DDR3 DRAM package.

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