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AMD Radeon R7 SSD line gets official starting at 120GB

AMD has rolled out its very first SSD storage solutions in the AMD R7 family with three available capacities
By: Shane McGlaun | Storage News | Posted: Aug 19, 2014 12:08 pm

When PC enthusiasts think of AMD Radeon branding the thing that comes to mind is probably going to be video cards. The Radeon line has a new product category that has just gone official- SSDs. AMD has unveiled the Radeon R7 SSD series and the drives are made by OCZ.




There are three SSDs in the line including 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB drives. Performance is promised to be 545MB/s read and up to 530MB/s write. The drives are also tipped to have 100,000 read IOPS and 90,000 write IOPS.


Under the hood, the R7 SSD series uses the Barefoot 3 controller and Toshiba A19 NAND. Power consumption for the drives is 0.6W-2.7W. The smallest 120GB capacity drive will sell for $100 and includes a four-year warranty.


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