Friday, January 9th 2015

OCZ Unveils Vector 180 Performance SSD

OCZ unveiled its flagship 2.5-inch SATA SSD, the Vector 180. Built to offer both performance and high write-endurance, the Vector 180 is based on the company's new Barefoot 3 M00 controller, in its highest performance turning. This controller is wired to Toshiba A19 MLC NAND flash chips, with 50 GB/day write endurance rating.

The Vector 180 comes in capacities of 240 GB, 480 GB, and 960 GB; offering sequential transfer rates of up to 550 MB/s reads, with up to 530 MB/s writes; and up to 100,000 IOPS 4K random reads, with up to 95,000 IOPS 4K random writes. Other features include power failure management, and the company's flexible 5-year ShieldPlus warranty.
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5 Comments on OCZ Unveils Vector 180 Performance SSD

#1
RCoon
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I'm liking those IOP figures.
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#2
hojnikb
Whats the point of producing a bit faster sata drive, if pci-e express is just around the corner.
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RCoon
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hojnikb said:
Whats the point of producing a bit faster sata drive, if pci-e express is just around the corner.
Because a single percentile of the market has PCI-E M.2 slots, where as 95%+ of the market still uses SATA III (And will for a year or more).
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hojnikb
RCoon said:
Because a single percentile of the market has PCI-E M.2 slots, where as 95%+ of the market still uses SATA III (And will for a year or more).
Still, differences are negligible nowdays in the topend. They should just focus on pci-e stuff instead
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#5
lukart
Those IOP numbers are looking good ! :D
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