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OCZ Agility 3 now in 180GB and 360GB

While the family OCZ Vertex 3 are the high-end SSD series for the consumer market using SATA 6 Gb/s, SandForce SF-2281 controller and NAND flash synchronously, the Agility 3 series are the OCZ mainstream offers based on same controller, but with asynchronous memories and slightly lower speeds. Now OCZ has increased in capacity to the Agility 3 SSD family new models of 180GB (AGT3-25SAT3-180G) and 360GB (AGT3-25SAT3-360G).

The 180GB model provides sequential read speeds and write of 525 MB/s and 500 MB/s respectively, while the 360GB model offers speeds of 525 MB/s and 495 MB/s read and write respectively.

180GB Max Performance

  • Max Read: up to 525MB/s
  • Max Write: up to 500MB/s
  • Random Write 4KB: 50,000 IOPS
  • Maximum 4K Random Write: 85,000 IOPS

360GB Max Performance

  • Max Read: up to 525MB/s
  • Max Write: up to 495MB/s
  • Random Write 4KB: 25,000 IOPS
  • Maximum 4K Random Write: 85,000 IOPS

These units will arrive soon in stores and is already listed in the Japanese market with a price of 19,000 JPY (U.S. $256) for the 180GB model and 36,000 JPY (U.S. $447) for the 360GB model.

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