Toshiba Has Launches 15nm MLC NAND Based OCZ RD400 SSD series
Toshiba has launched its OCZ RD400 SSD series, which is the very first consumer NVMe/M.2 SSD with a capacity of 1 TB, as well as the first SSD launched under new Toshiba OCZ brand.
This SSD series is the high-end SSD in the Toshiba OCZ SSD line-up. This new OCZ RD400 SSD series is based on 15nm MLC NAND which uses NVMe protocol and PCI-Express Gen3 x4 interface. All of this provides significant improvement over SATA based SSDs.
If we talk about the performance of this SSD series then OCZ RD400 SSD has a speed of 2,600 MB per second for read and 1600 MB per second for write. With the random 4KiB read this series has a performance of 210,000 IOPS and for write 140,000 IOPS.
This new SSD series will come in two versions, one with a stand-alone M.2 module and second will be with a PCIe adapter card. The SSD will be available in capacities of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1024GB (1TB). The endurance rating of OCZ RD400 is 592 TBW and has a five year warranty.
The Toshiba OCZ RD400 SSD will be available soon, and is priced at $109.99 for 128 GB, $169.99 for 256 GB, $309.99 for 512 GB and $739.99 for 1 TB. The models with PCIe will be around $20 USD expensive.
For more details, visit the official product page.