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AMD Steps up with their own Radeon R7 High Performance SSDs

radeonr7_displayIn a surprise move today, AMD announced a new line of high performance SSDs. And while these devices are targeted at the PC gaming market, one has to wonder if this is a first step towards enterprise and possibly even HPC products.

AMD has gone with their popular Radeon branding for the new R7 Series SSDs, which feature OCZ and Toshiba technology augmented with proprietary firmware geared towards write performance and high endurance.

Specifications

  • Available capacities of 120 GB, 240 GB, or 480 GB
  • Up to 550 MB/s Sequential Read
  • Up to 530 MB/s Sequential Write
  • Up to 100,000 IOPS 4k Random Read
  • Up to 90,000 IOPS 4k Random Write
  • Available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB
  • 4-Year Warranty

The new AMD Radeon R7 Series SSDs are built using state of the art flash and controller technology from Toshiba and OCZ,” said Alex Mei, chief marketing officer, OCZ Storage Solutions. “By combining this proprietary technology with cost-efficient price points, we can deliver a tremendous value to gamers seeking the ultimate balance of performance and endurance for the complete gamut of their desktop and mobile gaming applications.”

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