The WA 9J-Z180 XT / NR nonlinear editing workstation was designed in response to the growing demand for cost-effective, commercially available, High-performance media editing platforms designed to accommodate I/O intensive 4K 60p workflows, while simultaneously addressing customers looking to move away from traditional editing solutions built around platter hard drives. The WA 9J-Z180 XT / NR was designed to accommodate Windows-based operating systems and a wide range of industry standard audio, video and 3D editing and production suites such as VRED, Nuke, Adobe Premiere, AfterEffects, 3dsMax, and Maya.
HighPoint’s SSD7101A-1 NVMe RAID Controller represents a paradigm shift for compact system acceleration. Each SSD7101A-1 packs the power of a 20x SATA SSD RAID Array into a compact, stand-alone PCIe device that can be easily installed into any PC-based workstation or server platform with a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, and is capable of supporting up to four off-the-shelf M.2 NVMe drives in one or more RAID configurations.
Powered by HighPoint’s innovative performance-focused NVMe architecture, and industry proven Turbo RAID technology, the SSD7101A-1 is the fastest NVMe RAID controller in today’s marketplace. Unlike most NVMe storage solutions, which are tuned for specific platforms or a single application, SSD7100 series RAID controllers are designed to fully exploit the PCIe 3.0 x16 interface, and provides a dedicated x4 lane for each individual M.2 drive. Each SSD7101A-1 is capable of delivering over 13,000MB/s of sustained transfer performance from just four M.2 drives, and over 28,000MB/s in dual-card configurations!
For the workspace media, Tsukumo selected Samsung EVO series of NVMe SSD’s. Known for their reliability, consistency, and excellent performance, Samsung EVO series M.2 drives can easily accommodate a wide range of high-speed applications, whether setup to operate independently or in RAID configurations.
Each SSD7101A-1 RAID controller hosts four 1TB Samsung 970 EVO M.2 drives configured into a RAID 0 array. This combination has been optimized specifically for non-linear editing workflows, and can deliver over 6,000MBs of sustained, real world performance.