Product on Review: Vertex 3 MAX IOPS SATA III 240GB
Manufacturer & Sponsor: OCZ Technology
Street Price: £395 inc. VAT (GBP)
Earlier in the year OCZ Technology decided to pull out of DDR memory production to focus primarily on storage solutions and power supplies. They are indeed a market leader with their SSD products delivering blistering performance from the likes of their RevoDrive and respective SATAII/SATAIII drives. SSDs are slowly becoming mainstream , more and more users are investing in faster HDDs for their computer.
The Vertex Series is now in its 3rd generation and has world-wide renown, having won multiple awards. OCZ recently unveiled an alternative version of their Vertex 3 Series SSD called the Max IOPS Edition. OCZ claim that this drive can achieve up to 85,000 IOPS so lets waste no further time and begin our analysis!
OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Solid State Drives unleash the performance potential of the SATA 6Gbps interface, leading the speed revolution in this next-generation solution. Featuring the latest Sandforce controller design, OCZ designed the Vertex 3 Max IOPS to push the limits in read/write rates to blaze past the competition with up to 85,000 IOPS maximum 4k write performance. These latest drives take productivity, gaming, and multimedia applications to the next level to work in perfect symmetry with the latest enthusiast platforms.