OCZ lately launches its Barefoot 3-Based Vector SSDs, which deliver enhanced sustained performance and endurance for high performance computing environment.
"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."
Vector SSDs are available in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities, deliver read and write speed of up to 550 MB/s and 530 MB/s, as well as random read performance of up to 100,000 IOPS.
In addition, OCZ Vector SSDs feature ultra-slim, 7mm sleek alloy housing for the thin form factor notebooks. They are also bundled with a 3.5-inch desktop adapter bracket and Acronis® True Image™ cloning software to enable quick and easy data transfer from legacy hard disk drive (HDD) storage to high performance Vector SSD storage.
Backed by five-year warranty, Vector SSDs are available at the price of US$149/US$269/US$559 for 128GB/256GB/512GB, respectively.