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OCZ Announces the Indilinx Everest 2-based Vertex 4 Series SSD

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today introduced the Vertex 4 SATA III SSD series featuring the company's advanced Indilinx Everest 2 controller platform.

The Vertex 4 delivers the industry's highest input/output operations per second (IOPS) performance for SATA-based drives across a wide variety of application workloads making this fourth generation flagship product line ideally suited for demanding computing and workstation environments. It consistently accomplishes superior real world performance over the long term regardless of whether the data streams are in compressed or uncompressed formats.

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It's not a bad drive at all. If pricing will be good (i've seen it at 165 EUR for 120GB version) it's not a bad option. Especially not, if we know that performance wise it's on par with excellent Samsung 830 drives (but with slightly higher random and IOPS), a controller that isn't a SandForce and a 5 year warranty. It's a great option really.

Time will tell about their reliability but i don't think Indilinx drives were that problematic in the past and i don't think they'll be now either. I'm genuinely looking forward to see some more drives and more real world results. I was getting a bit tired of floods of all the SandForce controlled drives...
 
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Nice! I've had 3 Vertex 1's in RAID 0 for five years. Besides an initial hassle of updating their firmware, they've been awesome. Now I've got 2 Vertex 3's in RAID 0, and they're awesome too! I don't think this is enough of a difference to upgrade to Vertex 4's, but maybe I'll find a reason anyway...

Keep up the good work OCZ! (And keep your prices low, please) :toast:
 
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nice, nice. When a review?
 
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I think she meant here on TPU :p
 
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intel 520, samsung 830 or V4... hmmm
 

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Ocz ruled with this controller, well...with earlier versions, and they worked quite well. I cant wait to see actual reviews :rockout:
 
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Sequencials arent that great, performs great in other areas. I'd still choose other drives for OS but this could be good for storage.
 
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SSD for storage? o.o