OCZ Announces Vertex Turbo SSD with 180MHz SDR DRAM Cache

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative,
ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer
components, today released the latest addition to their premium Vertex
solid state drive series, the Vertex Turbo Edition. The tried-and-true
architecture and performance of the original Vertex has been upgraded
to meet the demands of enthusiasts and other performance-seeking users
who benefit from SSD technology. The Vertex Turbo Series maximizes the
potential for ultimate productivity and state-of-the-art computing
experience, by increasing both the host clock-speed and the SDR DRAM
Cache to 180MHz versus 166MHz on the original series.

“OCZ is
constantly looking for ways to advance our solutions, and based on
feedback from our enthusiast consumers and top system integrators we
looked for ways to further push the performance envelope in our popular
Vertex Series of SSD’s,” commented Ryan Edwards, Director of Product
Management for the OCZ Technology Group. “The new Vertex Turbo makes
use of the fastest SDR DRAM cache available and a proprietary FTL level
firmware that provides an even faster solid state drive for enthusiasts
looking for the ultimate desktop or laptop storage upgrade.”

Vertex Turbo Series provides a cutting-edge design for enthusiasts
looking to transform their desktops or laptops. Enabled by a
proprietary firmware and 64MB of 180MHz DRAM cache, the Vertex Turbo
Edition ramps up performance levels to new heights, while providing the
snappy computing, longer battery life, and shorter boot-ups users have
enjoyed from the original. The Vertex Turbo delivers best-in-class read
and write speeds clocking in at up to 270MB/s read and 210MB/s write
along with the lower power consumption and superior durability compared
to conventional hard drives.

OCZ continues to pioneer the
flash-based storage initiative, by offering a variety of performance
options and expanding its reach to all areas of computing interests and
system preferences. OCZ Vertex Turbo is the result of the latest
breakthroughs in SSD technology that translates to enthusiast-class
data storage enthusiasts have come to expect from OCZ. Available in
capacities of 30GB (32), 60GB (64), 120GB (128), and 250GB (256),
Vertex Turbo SSDs offers ample room for all your data and comes backed
with an industry leading 3 Year Warranty and OCZ’s exemplary service
and support.

For more information about the OCZ Vertex Turbo Edition SSD, please visit our product page here


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