Toshiba Introduces VX500 Series OCZ SATA SSD’s




Toshiba has a new line-OCZ SSDs to its lineup. The OCZ VX500 is a mid-range line of consumer drives based on MLC-NAND memory, which as a successor to the OCZ Vector 180 can be seen.

The SSDs come in a 2.5 “case with a thickness of 7mm on the market, with storage capacities of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1024GB. The interface is SATA-600 and the controller is Toshiba itself. Toshiba claims that the sequential read and write speeds of the VX500 models by up to respectively 550 and 515MB / s. the writing speed is therefore slightly lower than the 530MB / s Vector 180 sSD that must follow the VX500 discs.

The advertised performance in random read and write sums 92.000iops and 65.000iops. The SSDs have a longer lifespan than budget drives tlc nand; Toshiba sets the value for the endurance 74tbw to 592 TBW. The manufacturer guarantees five years Shield Plus warranty-OCZ SSDs, where users defects can hand the serial number of the SSD and can expect a replacement.

The prices of the OCZ VX500 128, 256, 512 and 1024GB respectively 64, 93, 153 and $ 337. Euro Pricing has not yet announced the manufacturer.

OCZ Toshiba VX500OCZ Toshiba VX500
128GB 256GB 512GB 1024GB
Max. sequential read 550MB / s 550MB / s 550MB / s
550MB / s

Max. sequential write 485MB / s 510MB / s 515MB / s 515MB / s
Max. Read random (4K QD32) 62.000iops 90.000iops 92.000iops 92.000iops
Max. random write (4K QD32) 49.000iops 58.000iops 64.000iops 65.000iops
TBW 74TB 148TB 296TB 592TB
Daily use 40GB / day 81GB / day 162GB / day 324GB / day
MSRP in US dollars 63.99 92.79 152.52 337.06



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