OCZ introduced the Colossus LT, a new high-capacity solid state disk with dual Indilinx SSD controllers and 34nm MLC NAND flash memory. These disks have a 128MB cache and internal RAID 0, but unfortunately there's no support for TRIM (although it does support background garbage collection). The Colossus LT series is available in 120GB, 250GB, 500GB and 1TB capacities, with read speeds of up to 260MB/s, write speeds of up to 260MB/s, sustained write speeds of up to 220MB/s and 15,000 4k random IOPS.
Prices range from around 340EUR for the 120GB unit to roughly 2,870EUR for the 1TB model.
The Colossus LT 3.5” Solid State Drive Series is designed to meet the performance ideals of consumer desktop and enthusiast clients with cost-effective MLC NAND flash. The Colossus LT Series is the latest solution for prosumers and enthusiasts looking to take advantage of the benefits of SSD technology and maximize their storage arrays.
Colossus LT SSDs deliver exceptional performance for high-end desktops and are the result of OCZ’s latest breakthroughs in flash based storage. Designed to offer PC enthusiasts a best-in-class storage upgrade from traditional hard disc drives, the innovative Colossus LT Series features incredible speed and ample storage for the complete gamut of gaming, multimedia and demanding productivity applications. The Colossus delivers all the proven benefits of SSDs such as superior system responsiveness, ultra-fast data access, and greater durability, while providing the storage capacity desktop users demand.
Available in 120GB, 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB (1024GB) configurations, the Colossus provides ample room for the complete spectrum of desktop applications. In addition, this series has an excellent 1 million hour mean time between failure (MTBF) and comes backed by a leading 3-year warranty and dedicated technical support, ensuring peace of mind over the long term.