Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
JVC Americas and Kenwood USA Merge Operations
Toshiba To Move From 3D NAND to 3D ReRAM in 2020
Search Engines Play A role In Piracy: study
Report Details Internet Access Barriers
Microsoft Previews Windows 10
Google Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage To Students
Gionee Announced The World's Thinnest Smartphone
MPEG LA Rolls Out HEVC License
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > PC Parts > New Fir...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, May 07, 2012
New Firmware Boosts OCZ Vertex 4 SSD's Performance


OCZ today introduced release candidate firmware v1.4RC, which dramatically improves the performance of its Vertex 4 SATA 3.0 Series SSDs.

According to OCZ, v1.4RC nearly doubles sequential write performance for lower capacity models, significantly boosts sequential read performance at low queue depths, and improves general performance under real-world workloads comprising mixed reads and writes.

Compared to Vertex 4's original firmware version v1.3, v1.4RC more than doubles sequential write performance of the 128 GB model and boosts the 256 GB model from 380 MB/s to 465 MB/s. "These gains were achieved through proprietary algorithms which orchestrate the sequence of physical NAND programming operations to ensure that each NAND device is optimally utilized at all times," said OCZ.



For the mainstream user, entry-level capacities of Vertex 4 can now achieve nearly the same sequential write performance as the 512GB model at a mere fraction of the cost.

OCZ has also responded to users' requests for higher sequential read performance at lower queue depths. To offset performance degradation resulting from the host not utilizing NCQ or higher queue depth, firmware v1.4RC has incorporated a predictive read algorithm which anticipates and responds to commands not yet issued by the host. In addition, v1.4RC performs more consistently under mixed read-write workloads, increases general stability, and improves compatibility with less-prevalent host chipsets.

The v1.4RC firmware upgrade will be available today at the company's website, and Vertex 4 SSDs will soon begin shipping to resellers with final v1.4 firmware in the coming weeks. In addition to the release of the enhanced firmware, OCZ is also broadening the Vertex 4 Series with the introduction of a new 64 GB capacity, which is ideal for mobile applications, boot drives, and users requiring high speed at a more affordable price point. Vertex 4 64 GB drives will become available over the next few weeks through the company's global channel.


Previous
Next
AMD Embedded G-Series Platform Now Supports Windows Embedded Compact 7 Real-Time Operating System        All News        AT&T to Launch SAMSUNG Focus 2
AMD Embedded G-Series Platform Now Supports Windows Embedded Compact 7 Real-Time Operating System     PC Parts News      Micron To Start Volume Production Of DDR4 DRAM This Year

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
SanDisk Introduces New X300 SSD And Client SSD Upgrade Service For Corporate Environments
Samsung Starts Producing 3.2-Terabyte NVMe SSD Based on 3D V-NAND for Severs
Micron M600 SSD Released With Dynamic SLC Cache
HGST Introduces NVMe PCIe SSDs, 10TB HDD
SanDisk Releases The TLC-based Ultra II SSD
OCZ Releases The More Affordable ARC 100 SSD Series
Toshiba Responds To Samsung, Introduces 3-Bit SSD
Samsung Introduces SAS-interface SSD
Phison To Release Quad-Core PS3110 SSD Controller
Samsung Introduces SAS-interface Solid State Drive For Enterprises
Marvell Introduces New PCIe 3.0 NVM Express SSD Controller
AMD Readies Radeon R7 SSDs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .