OCZ announces new SSDs by the name of Vector

OCZ-Vector-SSD

OCZ has announced a new line of solid-state drives that will be known as Vector. The new devices are all based on Indilinx’s Barefoot 3 controller and support the SATA 3.0 interface for blazing fast data access speeds.

The OCZ vector SSD drives also offer a form factor of 2.5 inches, just 7 mm of thickness and MLC NAND flash memory – for a total of three capacities – 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB. As to performance the Vector line offers 550 MB/sec of read speed and 530 MB/sec of write speed (400 MB/sec for the 128 GB model). The drives also reach 95 000 IOPS of read speed and 100 000 IOPS of write speed (90 000 IOPS for the 128 GB model). The Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller also comes with a smart algorithm that prolongs the drive life (up to 5 years) and reduces drive wear.

“The development of the Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller architecture is a crowning achievement in our company’s history, being our first controller silicon and firmware completely designed in-house from start to finish using all of the OCZ technology development teams,” said Ralph Schmitt, CEO for OCZ Technology. “These are the first SSD products delivered under the new OCZ and leverages cutting-edge controller technology to deliver a groundbreaking level of sustained performance and reliability for customers seeking a superior SSD for their high performance computing applications.”

In case you decide to buy one of OCZ’s new Vector drives you will also get an adapter that will allow you to install the Vector drive in a 3.5-inch bay, 5 years of warranty and Acronis’s True Image software. Pricing is unknown.


Source: OCZ

Related posts

Acer updates its Aspire Switch 12 S notebook

Acer updates its Aspire Switch 12 S notebook

A few months ago the Taiwanese hardware maker Acer presented the hybrid Aspire Switch 12 S notebook, which back then came with an Intel Core M processor from the Skylake generation. Apparently the company has felt the Aspire Switch 12 S is not powerful enough or that there’s a market niche...

Subway Surfers – run as fast as you can

Subway Surfers is a free game that has been around for some time now. The game enjoys high Google Play rankings and has been downloaded more than 100 million times. Not surprisingly you will find it at the top of Google Play. Subway Surfers puts you in the boots of a young kid who...

Apple presents new iPad mini

Shortly following the introduction of the iPad Air US tech giant Apple has presented a new iPad mini – a device that comes with a number of enhancements that include a better processor and a better GPU. The new iPad mini sports a 7.9-inch display that works at 2048 x 1536...

Leave a comment