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OCZ Releases Firmware Enhancement for Vertex 4 SSDs and Intros 64 GB Model

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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 release candidate firmware v1.4RC, which dramatically improves the performance of its Vertex 4 SATA 3.0 Series SSDs. Most notably, v1.4RC nearly doubles sequential write performance for lower capacity models, significantly boosts sequential read performance at low queue depths, and improves general performance under real-world workloads comprising mixed reads and writes.

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I might just have to look into OCZ SSDs again. Maybe the purchase of Indilinx will make them a viable choice for reliability amongst the likes of Intel and Crucial.
 

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Vertex 4 uses Marvel's controller,So it seems that Marvel still has great potential.
 

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Good, I gonna buy the 64GB version, might the 128GB if no big difference in price. Any tests on Sata II connector?
 
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It not publicly available yet,should be in a few days
 

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Damn... Just bought myself x2 V4s... wanted to get it in tonight.. guess it has no point since the fw will just wipe everything. :banghead:
 

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Firmware is the key, which is why OCZ is putting heavy focus into that instead of reinventing the wheel on the hardware side. So, for all intents and purposes, it's an OCZ controller.
 
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Well, firmware in all honour, but you need good hardware too, or would you have an SSD with a JMicron controller and an Indilinx firmware?
 

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Damn... Just bought myself x2 V4s... wanted to get it in tonight.. guess it has no point since the fw will just wipe everything. :banghead:
Just make an image and when you destruct flash you have a back up and it will only take a couple of min to copy the image back to your ssd
 
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Pretty sweet how they bumped up write speed. I wish Crucial would do the same on their M4's considering the controller is in fact pretty much the same thing.