OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

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OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

Postby Apoptosis » Mon Apr 20, 2009 3:45 pm

OCZ Technology Announces Vertex EX 2.5” SLC-based SSD, Delivering Reliability and Performance for Enterprise Applications including Servers and Workstations

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San Jose, Calif.—April 19, 2009—OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today unveiled OCZ Vertex EX 2.5” Solid State Drives that is designed to meet the stringent demands of server environments and enterprise applications. These new premium offerings are the pinnacle storage option excelling in performance, reliability, and power consumption that offer professionals and enthusiasts an unparalleled computing experience.

“The advantages of SSD’s over traditional hard disc drives including performance, reliability, no cooling requirements, and lower power consumption, are all highly beneficial to enterprise applications and enthusiast consumers looking for the ultimate storage solution,” commented Alex Mei, CMO of the OCZ Technology Group. “The new OCZ Vertex EX is designed to deliver unparalleled performance and reliability, featuring the latest-generation architecture and SATA interface utilizing single-level cell NAND flash memory for unmatched overall system responsiveness and stability for enterprise grade server solutions.”

Offering a server-class storage upgrade from traditional hard disc drives, OCZ Vertex EX SSDs have a compact form factor and no moving parts resulting in a quiet storage solution with significantly higher performance. For crowded server environments, the OCZ Vertex EX SSDs offer space and cost-savings with a compact form factor that use significantly less power thanks to the benefits of high-quality flash-based storage.

OCZ continues to expand its reach to all areas of computing interests and system preferences by going beyond the enthusiast PC to professional server and workstations. Building on the advantages of SLC flash-based storage, the OCZ Vertex Series EX is the result of the latest breakthroughs in SSD technology, delivering incredible performance that translates to professional-class data storage enthusiasts have come to expect from OCZ’s premium Solid State Drive offerings. These next-generation drives feature speeds up to a 260MB/s read and 210MB/s, while delivering lowered power consumption, increased responsiveness and data access, and superior durability compared to conventional hard drives. Initially available in capacities of 60GB and 120GB, Vertex EX offers ample room to create the ideal storage array for all your data.

For more information on the OCZ Vertex EX SSD, please visit our product page here.

About OCZ Technology
OCZ Technology Group, a member of JEDEC, designs, develops and manufactures ground-breaking, high performance memory and computer components that set industry standards. OCZ products are the first choice for users needing high-reliability, ultra-high performance solutions. In 2007, PC Power & Cooling and Hypersonic PC were brought into the OCZ Technology Group, forming a well-rounded, highly innovative organization that places the company at the forefront of high-end computing. All of OCZ Technology Group's products are available through its worldwide network of distributors, online resellers and retail stores. For more information visit our website at http://www.ocztechnology.com
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Re: OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

Postby Apoptosis » Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:01 pm

pricing update!!!

The 60GB is $649.99 and the 130GB is $1199.99 MSRP
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Re: OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

Postby FZ1 » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:01 pm

Ouch!!! I predict low sales 8-[
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Re: OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

Postby Zertz » Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:17 am

FZ1 wrote:Ouch!!! I predict low sales 8-[


Isn't that cheaper than the Intel drive?
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Re: OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

Postby gwolfman » Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:59 am

Zertz wrote:
FZ1 wrote:Ouch!!! I predict low sales 8-[


Isn't that cheaper than the Intel drive?

Yes it is. Nice move OCZ. :supz:
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Re: OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

Postby gwolfman » Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:01 am

Do you know what controller is used on this one? Is it the Indilinx controller?
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Re: OCZ Announces Vertex EX SLC-based Solid State Drives

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:58 pm

gwolfman wrote:Do you know what controller is used on this one? Is it the Indilinx controller?


I just got an e-mail back from OCZ and it is indeed an Indilinx controller.
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