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OCZ Vertex 3 Pro gets caught doing 550MB/sec in a 500MB/sec zone, pays the fine for being awesome

OCZ Vertex 3 Pro gets caught doing 550MB/sec in a 500MB/sec zone, pays the fine for being awesome

Anthony Garreffa | Feb 17, 2011 at 10:30 pm CST (0 mins, 30 secs time to read)

OCZ's Vertex Pro 3 is set to put the SSD market on fire by offering a blazing 550MB/sec maximum read and 500MB/sec maximum write speeds. This speed is attained by OCZ using the new SandForce SD-2500 controller which it sports.

OCZ Vertex 3 Pro gets caught doing 550MB/sec in a 500MB/sec zone, pays the fine for being awesome | TweakTown.com

The SSD has been tested by a bunch of sites today and it's mostly the same conclusion - this is the shiznit. Anandtech even says it's "the first drive that really needs a 6Gbps interface." The drive isn't available yet and the hardware included is not final, but once it hits retail it's sure to shake things up considerably!

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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