RevoDrive Hybrid combines SSD, HDD on a single PCIe card

Tagged: HDD, OCZ, RevoDrive, sdd, Computer Hardware, Technology
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Posted: 5 years 21 weeks ago

"Computex — With OCZ now out of the memory business, we weren't surprised to see the company's Computex showcase dominated by solid-state drives. However, we didn't expect to see a mechanical hard drive included in the mix. The 2.5" drive isn't made by OCZ, but it does ride shotgun on a new PCI Express x4 card dubbed the RevoDrive Hybrid."



Manic Mouse
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Trying to figure out how this particularly differs from a Seagate Momentus XT hybrid drive beyond needing to be plugged into a pcie 4x slot.

I've been using a 500gb version of the momentus xt for a while now and it is every bit as fast as my WD velociraptor if not a wee bit quicker. And it will slot right into a laptop.

This might be a good idea of the ssd side of things is 64k and you use it on an Intel Z68 (or newer) Sandy Bridge motherboard.


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The good thing about adding in the mechanical drive is that capacities can be much higher now at lower costs.