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OCZ: New Workstation-Class SSDs

OCZ Technology Group, San Jose, Calif., recently introduced two new families of high-performance SSDs, the RevoDrive 3 and RevoDrive 3 X2. They feature the company's proprietary Virtualized Controller Architecture (VCA) technology designed for workloads in high performance computing and workstation environments.

Both drives feature MLC NAND Flash technology and a PCIe interface. The RevoDrive 3 X2 offers sequential read speeds of up to 1.5 GBs per second, and sequential write speeds of up to 1.25 GBs per second. The RevoDrive 3 offers sequential read speeds of up to 1.0 Gbps, and sequential write speeds of up to 925 MBs per second. Both come in 240 GB and 480 GB capacities, while the RevoDrive 3 X2 is also available in a 960-GB version.