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OCZ Technology Launches Mac Edition Vertex Series SSDs and Notebook SODIMMs

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  1. btarunr

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    OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today unveiled OCZ Vertex Mac Edition Solid State Drives and mobile memory solutions qualified by OCZ for ultimate compatibility with the latest family of MacBooks. These new premium offerings are designed for Mac enthusiasts demanding the latest technology in storage and memory to increase productivity and performance on their Apple notebooks.

    “OCZ is excited to announce two new products that are specifically designed for Mac consumers,” commented Ryan Edwards, Director of Product Management at the OCZ Technology Group. “Both the Vertex Series Mac Edition solid state drives and the new Mac Edition SODIMMS are designed to be an easy upgrade for consumers that want to boost the performance of their MacBooks, and have been tested in Apple’s Development Center (ADC) to ensure stability and compatibility.”

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    OCZ continues to expand its reach to all areas of computing interests and system preferences by going beyond the PC. Building on the advantages of flash-based storage, the OCZ Vertex Series Mac Edition is the result of the latest breakthroughs in SSD technology. The Mac Edition delivers the incredible performance enthusiasts have come to expect from OCZ’s premium Solid State Drive offerings with the peace of mind knowing they are tested in Apple’s own labs. Additionally, the drives feature speeds up to blazing 240MB/s sequential read and 170MB/s sequential write and 64MB onboard cache, while delivering extended battery life, increased system responsiveness, and superior durability compared to conventional hard drives.

    OCZ is also introducing validated SODIMMs, an excellent upgrade when changing out the memory in Intel® based MacBooks or MacBook Pros. Qualified by OCZ engineers in the ADC, OCZ Mac memory is built to provide optimal levels of compatibility using the highest quality components available. Upgrades will be available in DDR2-667 and DDR3-8500 2GB modules or 4GB (2 x 2048MB) kits and come backed with industry-leading technical support and a Lifetime Warranty, ensuring complete product satisfaction.

    Source: OCZ
     
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    Whats sad about this is the fact it wont be any different than the other SSD's that ozc made in this line. they just slapped a apple smile face on it. :shadedshu
     
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    Possible firmware change suited to how the Mac OS operates. Maybe pre aligned or whatever.
     
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    Might have been graced by the hand of Steve Jobs himself? Seriously though it's just a marketing thing they're doing right?
     
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    it might be, but i doubt it.


    if steve jobs signed it. i would buy one :)
     
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    Yes, it's the same drive, but it has been tested and qualified in Apple's own labs for use on compatible Apple OSs and hardware.

    It's more of a piece of mind kind of thing, for Mac users looking to move to an SSD.
     
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    It would make it cost even more...:shadedshu
     

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