Con il comunicato stampa di seguito allegato, OCZ Technology ha lanciato la linea di drive a stato solido o SSD OCZ Vertex EX. Si tratta di soluzioni da 2.5" finalizzate all'equipaggiamento non soltanto dei PC high-end nel segmento consumer ma anche dei server e delle workstation nel segmento enterprise.
Il produttore dichiara per tali drive una velocità di lettura pari a 260MB/s e una velocità di scrittura pari a 210MB/s; inoltre, il consumo di potenza è stato ridotto rispetto agli esemplari della precedente generazione.
Al momento la gamma OCZ Vertex EX include due varianti che si differenziono in base alla capacità di memorizzazione, pari rispettivamente a 60GB e 120GB. Il produttore non ha reso noto l'MSRP dei nuovi drive.
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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.
Source: OCZ Technology Press Release
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