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    News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    OCZ Everest-powered Octane SSDs hits the 1TB barrier.
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    Re: News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    If only they were £100 each lol
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    Re: News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    dual core CPU? 512MB DRAM? So my hard drive can run Android now?

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    Re: News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    The new disks are powered by a dual-core ARM CPU and include up to 512MB of DDR3 RAM.
    Why would they need this amount of processing power - or are OCZ busy trying to create a new combined cpu/memory/storage unit?

    Bet these are going to cost £1000+ - which is waaaaaaayyyyyyyy out of my price range.

    Actually what I'd like is some kind of high-capacity but not necessarily high-IOPS drive - mainly to provide a very low power/no-noise storage device for a media streaming box. Oh, and given the low IOPS requirement it'd have to be cheap - say £200 for 500MB or better, (although obviously £100 for that 500MB would be preferable).

    Dreaming aside, it's nice to see "consumer" SSD's hit the 1TB mark - didn't take them long did it?!

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    Re: News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    Quote Originally Posted by crossy View Post
    Why would they need this amount of processing power - or are OCZ busy trying to create a new combined cpu/memory/storage unit?
    Probably something to do with all the compressing and uncompressing of files.

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    Re: News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    In that case why only 512MB of cache, surely given the price tags of these it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to have 1 or even 2 GB

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    Re: News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    Quote Originally Posted by HW_90 View Post
    In that case why only 512MB of cache, surely given the price tags of these it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to have 1 or even 2 GB
    Might be space related. Must be challenging to pack all of that into a 2.5" frame.

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    Re: News - OCZ releases 1TB 2.5in SSD

    Quote Originally Posted by Brewster0101 View Post
    Probably something to do with all the compressing and uncompressing of files.
    Ah yes - I'd missed out on the "High transactional performance - Optimized for 4K to 16K compressed files" bit in the article. Although it does seem a little strange - to me at least - to optimise a device to receive compressed data. I think this is something I'll have to do some research on.

    That said, I'll also be looking up "End-to-end data protection (AES)" since I'm assuming that some kind of special controller would be needed.

    Still be too expensive for me to afford though ...

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