OCZ Launches Next Generation SSD Vertex 3

Following on from its Vertex 2 SSD OCZ have just launched their next generation range of Vertex 3 SSD’s, which OCZ say record highest sequential read and write speeds and the highest IOs per second ratings in the industry.

The new Vertex 3 SSD has been designed for PC and enterprise and targeted at performance applications, featuring a  six gigabits per second SATA interface. Vertex 3 double the performance of the existing Vertex 2 SSD and is rated for 2 million hours mean time between failure (MTBF).

Vertex 3

The new Vertex 3 drives are built around the SF-2200 SSD processor from Milpitas, Calif.-based SandForce, giving the SSDs up to 550 MBsps read and 500 MBs per second write transfer rates and up to 60,000 IOs per second (IOPS).

Via Hardware Heaven