ZOTAC International, a leading producer of high-performance graphics cards and other PC components and accessories, is announcing the SONIX PCIe SSD to enhance their growing lineup of fast solid-state drives (SSDs). ZOTAC’s SONIX is geared toward enthusiasts, representing a top-of-the-line high performance SSD for serious gamers, enhanced productivity and even enterprise applications.
SONIX is ZOTAC’s first PCIe-based storage device, with its NVMe 1.2 PCIe Gen3 interface offering significant performance improvements over SATA SSDs. ZOTAC’s SONIX PCIe SSD provides sequential read and write speeds that are up to 4 X faster than 2.5” SATA SSDs, and utilizes 512MB of DDR3 high-speed cache to assist with demanding tasks that require next-generation speeds.
ZOTAC’s SONIX can be utilized in a wide variety of applications, including loading large databases, multitasking, gaming, multimedia, and resource-heavy usage scenarios. ZOTAC subjects each SONIX drive to rigorous testing and fine tuning, offering the highest performance standards for greater speed and reliability.
The SONIX PCIe SSD utilizes a Phison E7 NAND controller paired with Toshiba MLC NAND flash memory to achieve sequential read speeds of up to 2600 MB/s, and sequential write speeds of up to 1300 MB/s. Also included are End-to-end Data Path Protection and Dynamic Wear Leveling. ZOTAC rates the SONIX for mean time between failures (MTBF) of up to 2,000,000 hours.
ZOTAC’s SONIX PCIe SSD is offered in a 480GB capacity, and includes both standard and low-profile brackets for installation in even slim profile systems. You can view the SONIX product page at ZOTAC’s website here; and the ZOTAC press release announcing the SONIX PCIe SSD in its entirety here.