View Full Version : OCZ launches fast 60GB, 120GB and 250GB Apex SSDs

January 14th, 2009, 15:38
OCZ introduced 60GB, 120GB and 250GB Apex series 2.5" solid state disks, these drives offer a read speed of up to 230MB/s and write speed of up to 160MB/s with seek times of less than 0.2-0.3ms. The 60GB, 120GB and 250GB disks are shipping with MSRPs of $199.99, $369.99 and $829.99, respectively. Offering your notebook or desktop system the incredible benefits of flash-based technology, The OCZ Apex Series delivers the performance and reliability of SSDs at less price per gigabyte than other high speed offerings currently on the market. The OCZ Apex Series is the result of all the latest breakthroughs in SSD technology, including new internal RAID 0 architecture, updated controller design, and speedy 230MB/sec read and 160MB/sec write speeds. With its three levels of solid state offerings, the Apex will be positioned between the premium Vertex Series and the value oriented Solid Series. OCZ continues to place flash mass storage technology within reach of the average consumer with the Apex Series and delivers on the promise of SSDs as an alternative to traditional hard drives in consumer targeted mobile applications.

The Apex Series is ideal for energy-efficient mobile computing to extend battery life for notebooks with low power consumption, increase access time, and provide a durable alternative to conventional hard disc drives with superior shock resistance. With fast access and seek times combined with excellent reliability, the OCZ Apex Series SSDs are the answer for consumers demanding this latest storage technology.

The OCZ Apex Series drives feature a durable yet lightweight alloy housing, and because OCZ SSDs have no moving parts, the drives are more rugged than traditional hard drives. Designed for ultimate reliability, Apex Series SSDs have an excellent 1.5 million hour mean time before failure (MTBF) ensuring peace of mind over the long term. All Apex Series drives come backed a two year warranty and OCZ’s legendary service and support. Apex series SSD drives are available in ample storage capacities of 60GB, 120GB, and 250GB. SOURCE: GURU3D

January 15th, 2009, 00:08
Obviously the way to go - but the prices have a way to go yet before we'll be buying them by the crate!

January 15th, 2009, 02:12
Yes, Solid State Drives are the wave of the future and once everyone is making them, the prices will begin to fall.