OCZ Storage Solutions - a Toshiba Group Company and leading provider of high-performance solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, announced today that its flagship Vector 150 Series is now a qualified storage option for custom-built gaming desktops and laptops developed by ORIGIN PC for gaming enthusiasts. As a unique group of users, PC gamers require an increasingly higher level of performance to tackle the latest and greatest gaming titles in real-time, and the OCZ Vector 150 Series is proven to increase fluidity of game-play as well as overall system responsiveness. "We are pleased that our Vector 150 SSDs are now qualified and an available option for ORIGIN's widely respected line of custom-built, high-performance PCs and workstations for the computer gaming industry," said Ralph Schmitt, CEO for OCZ Storage Solutions. "The Vector 150 Series is an ideal fit for ORIGIN's 'elite' systems, as it delivers industry-leading sustained performance across all capacities to help provide the ultimate gaming experience. This helps gamers in performing at the highest levels not only right after the initial system power up, but for months and even years later." "OCZ is a major player in the high-performance SSD market and continues to raise the bar with their latest high-performance Vector 150 Solid State Drives," said Kevin Wasielewski ORIGIN PC CEO and cofounder. "ORIGIN PC is all about offering the most custom options, the highest level of performance, and the best support in the industry for our customers. Our engineers have carefully selected the Vector 150 as a perfect solution for gamers who demand high-performance storage options inside our award-winning systems." With the goal of delivering "elite" systems with "the best parts and technology the computer gaming industry has to offer," ORIGIN PC selected and qualified OCZ Vector 150 SSDs for the company's made-to-order lineup of high-end desktops and laptops. As one of the highest ranked storage solutions on the market for gaming, enthusiast, and intensive multimedia applications, Vector 150 delivers industry-leading sustained performance and extreme endurance for demanding computing environments. This includes faster, more responsive gaming such as 175 percent faster game installation, 190 percent faster game level loading, and 345 percent faster game file copying over traditional hard drives. By combining premium storage solutions with top-of-the-line gaming systems, ORIGIN PC and OCZ Storage Solutions are offering the market's best enthusiast-grade gear to deliver the ultimate gaming experience. OCZ remains committed to PC gamers and to high performance system integration partners in all regions.