AMD releases Radeon R7 SSDs

small_radeon-ssd-5AMD announced a new technology partnership with OCZ to build AMD Radeon branded Solid State Drives (SSDs).

Starting today, users can buy the AMD Radeon  R7 Series SSDs in 120GB, 240GB or 480GB capacities online retailers.

The AMD Radeon R7 Series SSDs are designed for gamers looking to upgrade their system’s overall responsiveness with something a little cheaper.

Roman Kyrychynskyi, director of memory, AMD said that with the new AMD Radeon  R7 Series SSDs powered by outstanding OCZ designs, was a good mix of performance, reliability and affordability.

They are being pitched as high performance SSDs which uses the A19 MLC NAND flash process and the Barefoot 3 M00 controller. The disks have a write endurance of 30GB/day, as well as read/write speeds of up to 550MB/s and 530MB/s, respectively.

This exclusive combination of hardware also features an anodized black housing, characteristic of the AMD Radeon brand.

AMD Radeon  R7 Series SSDs will be available at a starting price of $99.99 USD for the 120GB drive.