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[Engadget] OCZ intros Vertex 3 Pro, Vertex 3 EX and Z-Drive R3 PCIe SSD at CES

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Hello, speedsters! OCZ Technology has just busted out a new trio of solid state solutions here at CES, so we won't waste any time getting down to business. Up first is the performance-oriented, MLC-based Vertex 3 Pro, which runs along quite hastily on the SATA 6Gbps interface. We're told that it's built with a next-generation SandForce controller, enabling it to approach 80,000 IOPS and demonstrate 550MB/sec transfer rates. Up next is the Vertex 3 EX, which also utilizes a SATA 6Gbps interface but relies on SLC Flash memory. It's also capable of pushing a similar read rate (and the write rate of 525MB/sec ain't too shabby, either), with both the EX and Pro to be offered in capacities of 50GB, 100GB, 200GB and 400GB. Finally, the third-generation Z-Drive is being officially revealed, with the Z-Drive "R3" PCI Express SSD being the company's first SandForce-drive PCIe SSD. It's engineered for Tier-0/1 data applications, and offers performance rates of 1GB/sec and 135,000 IOPS. Those with absurdly deep pockets can buy one with up to 1.2TB of onboard storage, but alas, OCZ's not serving up MSRPs on any of these guys. The full release is after the break, complete with details on its new ZX Series of power supplies.
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Damn i hate technology sometimes....
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Damn i hate technology sometimes....
Yea i know i just bought Some new SSD's and i don't want to have the next outdated gear
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Wow... SandForce SF-2xxx is that ready for consumers?
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I'll skip this generation of SSD's just as I will with 1155 stuff.
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Too bad your whole rig is out dated
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Wow. Posted 550MB/s read speed and 80K IOPS is quite nice. Much better than Crucial's new C400 drive.
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Dont see the need for those speeds. To me HDD to SSD made not much difference other then fast boot times. They should try to get capacity and cost.
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post #9 of 53
I will probably get one but not from OCZ
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And I thought the new C400 SSDs were fast, but these numbers are insane! Although, is it past the point of actual noticeable performance difference for most people?

It's crazy to reflect on the progress of the speeds of hard drives - SATA 1.5 Gb/s came out even though drives were barely maxing out the bandwidth and then SATA 3 Gb/s came out and drives were finally able to max out the bandwidth. Now, SATA 6 Gb/s is barely out and drives are going to max it out already.
    
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