OCZ reveals Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5″ Solid State Drive

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and flash-based storage as an alternative to hard disk drives (HDDs),  unveiled the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5″ Solid State Drive (SSD) Series. These are new enthusiast-class SSDs designed for consumers who are seeking unprecedented speed and reliability with the goal of enhancing both their daily computing experience and long-term productivity.

“OCZ’s original Vertex Series of solid state drives have become a top seller due to the product’s exceptional performance and reliability,” said Ryan Petersen, CEO of OCZ Technology Group. “The new Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SSD lines continue that tradition by incorporating the latest controller and firmware technology. They are an excellent solution for customers who are looking for improved transfer rates and best-in-class input/output per second (IOPS) for a wide range of uses, ranging from entertainment to workstation and tier 2 storage applications. Additionally, this new product line highlights our continuing determination to be the market leader in the high reliability memory and flash-based storage market.”

OCZ Agility2 SSD

Building on the features that distinguished their highly acclaimed predecessors, the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 incorporate a cutting-edge new controller design that delivers superior performance across the board. As the higher-end option, the Vertex 2 excels in 4KB random writes up to 50,000 IOPS and features transfer rates up to 285MB/s read and 275MB/s write. For the value-conscious enthusiast, Agility 2 provides similar performance at a lower price point and delivers identical read/write rates and 4KB random writes up to 10,000 IOPS.

OCZ Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SSDs not only provide a faster, more responsive PC experience, but also promote cooler, quieter and more energy-efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives. Built with SATA 3Gb/s, the drives easily integrate into today’s mobile and desktop platforms and feature TRIM support for Windows 7 systems. Available in 50GB, 100GB, 200GB, and 400GB capacities*, Vertex 2 and Agility 2 will begin shipping in the next few weeks through OCZ’s extensive global channel. Both series come backed by a three-year warranty and OCZ’s dedicated technical support for ultimate peace of mind.

OCZ Vertex2 SSD

Vertex 2 SSD Specification:

  • Available in 50GB, 100GB, and 200GB capacities
  • Native TRIM support
  • Seek Time: .1ms
  • Slim 2.5″ Design
  • 99.8 x 69.63 x 9.3mm
  • Lightweight: 77g
  • Operating Temp: 0°C ~ 70°C
  • Storage Temp: -45°C ~ +85°C
  • Low Power Consumption: 2W in operation,.5W in standby
  • Shock Resistant up to 1500G
  • RAID Support
  • Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and Linux
  • MTBF: 1.5 million hours
  • 3-Year Warranty

Max Performance

  • Max Read: up to 285MB/s
  • Max Write: up to 275MB/s
  • Sustained Write: up to 250MB/s
  • Random Write 4k: 50,000 IOPS

Part Number

  • 50GB – OCZSSD2-2VTX50G
  • 100GB – OCZSSD2-2VTX100G
  • 200GB – OCZSSD2-2VTX200G

Agility 2 SSD Specification:

  • Available in 50GB, 100GB, and 200GB capacities
  • Native TRIM support
  • Seek Time: .1ms
  • Slim 2.5″ Design
  • 99.8 x 69.63 x 9.3mm
  • Lightweight: 77g
  • Operating Temp: 0°C ~ 70°C
  • Storage Temp: -45°C ~ +85°C
  • Low Power Consumption: 2W in operation,.5W in standby
  • Shock Resistant up to 1500G
  • RAID Support
  • Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and Linux
  • MTBF: 1.5 million hours
  • 3-Year Warranty

Max Performance

  • Max Read: up to 285MB/s
  • Max Write: up to 275MB/s
  • Sustained Write: up to 250MB/s
  • Random Write 4k: 50,000 IOPS

Part Numbers

  • 50GB – OCZSSD2-2VTX50G
  • 100GB – OCZSSD2-2VTX100G
  • 200GB – OCZSSD2-2VTX200G

Source: OCZ

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