Today's prize in our 12 days of giveaways is one of OCZ's 480GB Vector 180 SSDs, and we've drawn the lucky winner of this hunk of high-end solid-state storage. Colin Stuart, get a SATA port ready for your shiny new drive. Our business guy, Adam Eiberger, will send you a message shortly with more information about how to claim your prize.
Colin is taking home an SSD with performance figures of 550 MB/s for sequential reads and 530 MB/s sequential writes. This drive's random I/O rates peak at 100k IOPS for reads and 95k IOPS for writes. The Vector 180 can also encrypt the data onboard with a 256-bit AES algorithm. OCZ backs each Vector 180 with a five-year ShieldPlus warranty. Total value? $219.99 at current e-tail prices.
Didn't win today? Worry not. We've got 10 more days of giveaways to come. If you've already submitted your entry, you're all set for the remainder of the contest. If you haven't put your name in the hat yet, the details of how to do so can be found in today's prize reveal post. Be sure to check back tomorrow morning for the next prize we're giving away.