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OCZ Vertex 4 Could Use Everest II and We See It

VERTEX 4 could be an Indilinx design

By Chris Ramseyer on Jan 9, 2012 06:45 pm CST - 0 mins, 57 secs reading time

CES 2012 - CES 2012 is already heating up even though the show floor doesn't open till tomorrow. OCZ already displayed some products at Storage Visions 2012 but today we can talk about consumer products.

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OCZ is quite excited about their Indilinx purchase and it looks like Everest II is getting really close. At their suite today we crashed in a little early to take a peek at an actual sample up and running. Let's go ahead and point out this was an early sample and we don't need to remind you that performance generally increases as firmware progresses.

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Up close and personal with Everest II. The drive at this time is paired with Intel 25nm flash but Samsung 20nm, IMFT 20nm and Toshiba 24nm Toggle Flash could be substituted before this drive carries the Vertex 4 name.

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Nothing is confirmed at this time but an the Vertex namesake could very well fall back under the Indilinx banner. OCZ was showing some IOMeter tests with the drive and comparing them to SF-2281 / asynchronous flash drives. We'll wait and see what happens as we get closer to a possible June launch.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Ramseyer

Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment. Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

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