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OCZ Technology Continues to Push the Envelope in SSDs, and

Unveils the Vertex Turbo Featuring Increased Host Clock-Speed and 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


“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.”

OCZ 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.