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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.

 

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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.

NEWS SOURCES:Fudzilla.com

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