OCZ Technology has once again announced another set of SSDs from its Vertex Series. There is the OCZ Vertex 3 and Vertex 3 Pro Both series uses SATA III interface to deliver double the performance of previously launched SSDs including the Vertex 2 Series. The Vertex 3 is considered ideal for everyday consumers and is based on 2Xnm MLC NAND flash technology, it utilizes the new SandForce SF-2200 SSD processor which will deliver transfer speeds of up to 550MB/s read and 500MB/s write. It will be available in the storage capacities of 120GB and 240GB plus a 60,000 IOPS (4k random write). The Vertex Pro 3 on the other hand is ideal for enterprise use and comes in the storage capacities of 100, 200 and 400GB models, it packs the power of the SandForce SF-2500 SSD SATA III processor and is also based onenterprise-grade MLC NAND flash.
Both the OCZ Vertex 3 and Vertex 3 Pro are both 2.5-inch drives and supports the Windows 7 TRIM function that could extend the lifespan of the Drives.