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OCZ releases Vector SSD firmware V2.0, said to improve performance

New firmware for Vector SSD's said to improve performance

Chris Ramseyer | Mar 19, 2013 at 2:29 pm CDT (0 mins, 43 secs time to read)

Today OCZ Technology released a firmware update for Vector. The new firmware, version 2.0, is available through OCZ's Toolbox and is a mass production release (not beta). At the time of writing the release notes weren't available but Alan, a long time TweakTown reader provided the benchmarks below from a system in steady state with the Vector 512GB used as a boot drive.

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He states that "IOPS are great" and "the performance has definitely increased, you will want to run this against the Samsung 840 Pro and maybe reevaluate which is drive is faster in all capacity sizes."

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You can find the thread discussing the new update on OCZ's Forums. Firmware update instructions are located here. Do note that C-States were enabled in this tests. We'll have a full article with all three Vector capacity sizes updated in a few days here on TweakTown.

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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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