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OCZ Launches Vector SSD Series and Proprietary Barefoot 3 Controller

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced the availability of its new SATA III-based Vector SSD Series featuring the company's next-generation Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller. OCZ's worldwide technology hardware and firmware teams developed the new controller silicon and firmware completely in-house to enable full design control over the Vector SSD Series roadmap, while delivering exceptional I/O performance, enhanced reliability and endurance, and a host of differentiated features to empower high performance laptops, desktops, and workstations with superior storage capabilities.

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Is this going to be another re-badged Marvell chip or are we actually looking at something in-house here?
 
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Speeds are still the same from what I'm seeing so...not a huge step forward. However, these newer models will drive prices of the current models down so that's good for us.
 
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Is this going to be another re-badged Marvell chip or are we actually looking at something in-house here?
Please read the article!

I am so exited about this product. Let's see how this goes against the 840 Pro!!!
 
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Any comparison tests against Samsung 840 and 840 Pro yet?
 
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But will it be any good?
 

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Any comparison tests against Samsung 840 and 840 Pro yet?
Anandtech has one up

So the only thing we need is reliability test, which will show up in a few months time after first adopters have a go at breaking them.

But will it be any good?
Initial impressions pretty good