OCZ Announce Ultra High Performance Climaxâ„¢ SSD (Korea----April 1, 2009) OCZ, a leading maker of Solid State Drives, announced their latest product: Climaxâ„¢ Solid State Drives, with a peak transfer rate of 12.8GB/s read and write speeds. Using the patented Wongdongâ„¢ controller introduced by Jong-il, Inc. a custom SSD controller design house based in Korea, lagging write speeds that plagued MLC and SLC SSDs are a thing of the past. The new drive features sustained read and write speed of approximately 8 Gigabits per second, 50 times the read speed, and over 70 times the write speed of previous generation MLC based SSDs. â€œOCZ is the industryâ€™s leader in SSD technology, we are proud to have them as our customer for Wongdongâ„¢ controllers. Our controller outperforms every other consumer grade controller on the market with its patented Bakaruâ„¢ memory management system. Jagiyya OCZ!â€. Dr. Yongban Kim, CEO of Jong-il, Inc. OCZâ€™s exclusive new technology enabled a special memory cell architecture that has no changes in performance throughout its life. Whatever it tests at on day 1 will be what the drive will perform at up to the end of its life. The drive offers virtually unlimited life, with a MTBF of over 1 million hours, and unlimited write cycles per cell. Climaxâ„¢ offers its own independent back up power supply, featuring a 200 watt hour lithium polymer battery that powers an internal auxiliary data backup and storage device** that automatically loads the data upon startup and shutdown, or in the event of power interruption, stores all the data on the SSD in a secured subsystem until power is restored. Climaxâ„¢ is now available in 256GB, 500GB, and 1TB sizes on the PCIe X16 3.0 bus.* About OCZ Technology OCZ Technology Group, a member of JEDEC, designs, develops and manufactures ground-breaking, high performance memory and computer components that set industry standards. OCZ products are the first choice for users needing high-reliability, ultra-high performance solutions. In 2007, PC Power & Cooling and Hypersonic PC were brought into the OCZ Technology Group, forming a well-rounded, highly innovative organization that places the company at the forefront of high-end computing. All of OCZ Technology Group’s products are available through its worldwide network of distributors, online resellers and retail stores. For more information visit our website at www.ocztechnology.com * OCZ Climaxâ„¢ SSDs features semiconductor memories manufactured by Samsung, Inc… (PN: M392B1K73BM1) ** Auxiliary data backup and storage device manufactured by Hitachi, Inc. (PN: B001Q9EKU0) *** Wongdongâ„¢ is a registered trademark of Jong-il, Inc., Korea. **** Bakaruâ„¢ is a registered trademark of Jong-il, Inc., Korea.