You know those OCZ Agility 2 and Vertex 2 SSDs with SandForce controllers we reviewed last week? Fresh from earning a TR Recommended award for the former, OCZ has now beefed up both lineups with 400GB and 480GB models—quite a ways up from the previous maximum capacity of 240GB.
The 400GB Agility 2 and Vertex 2 drives both feature the same maximum transfer speed ratings: 250MB/s for reads and 240MB/s for writes. 4K random writes also hit up to 22,500 IOPS on the Vertex 2 model, according to OCZ. Performance specifications aside, the company's recipe still involves 2.5" form factors, 300MB/s Serial ATA interfaces, TRIM support in Windows 7, and three-year warranty coverage.
OCZ doesn't quote pricing for the 400 and 480GB behemoths, but you should expect them to cost a pretty penny. The 200GB Agility 2 sells for $639 at Newegg right now, while the Vertex 2 model with the same capacity is priced at a whopping $749.99. We wouldn't be surprised to see OCZ charge over a grand for the doubled capacities.
|1. BIF - $340||2. Ryu Connor - $250||3. mbutrovich - $250|
|4. YetAnotherGeek2 - $200||5. End User - $150||6. Captain Ned - $100|
|7. Anonymous Gerbil - $100||8. Bill Door - $100||9. ericfulmer - $100|
|10. dkanter - $100|
|Razer unsheathes the Blade Pro gaming laptop||11|
|Radeon 16.10.2 drivers add support for October's big games||2|
|Strong revenue doesn't stem red ink in AMD's fiscal third quarter||9|
|Acer XB241YU G-Sync display stalks the FreeSync competition||15|
|PowerColor Devil Box cages high-performance graphics cards||21|
|Samsung builds 8GB LPDDR4 packages on its 10-nm process||4|
|Latest Nintendo console can Switch form factors on the fly||105|
|Doom update adds Arcade Mode and other goodies||10|
|Microsoft researchers want you to touch VR objects||12|
|A real "console monitor" would be 720p @ 30 Hz ;P||+55|