Zotac is the latest computer hardware firm to enter the SSD market, the firm introduces a 240GB and a 480GB model. The 2.5" SATA 6Gbps disks use a quad-core controller form Phison, MLC NAND flash memory and 512MB DDR3 cache memory.
Available in 240GB and 480GB capacities, the Premium Edition SSDs bring with it a
suite of features. At the heart sits a quad-core Phison SSD controller and outstanding
MLC NAND for marathon reliability with up to 480 TBW and up to 3,000 PE cycles.
With robust performance delivering sequential read/write speeds of up to 520MBps
and 500MBps, the Premium Edition SSDs are within a hair’s width of the SATA III
bandwidth saturation point.
With data moving in and out at incredible speeds, data corruption can be an
occurrence. The ZOTAC Premium Edition SSDs feature technology that enhances
data protection, including:
End to End Data Path Protection – detects and corrects any errors along the
paths that your data takes between the DRAM, controller, and NAND
SmartECC – reconstructs bad/faulty pages when regular ECC checks fail
SmartRefresh – monitoring the health status of ECC blocks and refreshing
blocks intermittently to advance data retention
Power Failure Protection – minimizing the time data is housed in the cache to
prevent data loss during unexpected power outage
Dynamic Wear Leveling – ensuring that the use of the NAND is spread out to
extend the SSD's lifespan
All ZOTAC SSDs are backed by a limited three year warranty.