OCZ SSD works on budget and to announce new Vector




OCZ has announced its latest solid state drive for the upper segment during Computex. The Vector 180 is ready for production, but will only be around the end of July in stores. In September must follow a budget SSD, which is made with tlc flash.

The Vector 180 is OCZ’s latest drive and the SSD will use a proprietary Barefoot controller. Those three M00 Barefoot controller will be the last generation of MLC-NAND Toshiba control. The process thereof is still 19nm, but the new A19-chips are less than the current-19nm generation, allowing more chips on the pcb. In addition to the first 120GB, 240GB and 480GB copies, then a 980GB version will be available. The SSDs have included capacitors against data loss in case of power on board and will initially be about ten percent more than the Vector 150 series.

In addition to the new Vector OCZ also working on a budget drive. These will not, as the vector 180, for performance, but at a low price. The as yet unnamed series SSDs will use tlc-nand, which is cheaper and mainly used in Samsung’s EVO drives is. The drive would also M500 and MX100 drives to overcome. Compete with the EVO and Crucials Prices are not yet known, but the tlc drives should be. Available around September

OCZ Vector 180


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