Today we look at the new OCZ Trion 100 drive, in 240GB and 480GB capacities. These drives are designed to deliver excellent all round performance while being very cost effective at £60.99 and £124.99 inc vat respectively. This is also the first 100% Toshiba based OCZ SSD featuring a Toshiba controller and A19 TLC NAND flash.
The OCZ Trion 100 drives are shipped inside a 7mm chassis for complete compatibility with ultra thin notebooks. The 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB models ship with A19 TLC (Triple Level Cell) NAND flash and are covered under the OCZ ShieldPlus Warranty system. This warranty cover offers a free return postage system with advanced drive replacement. You simply provide the SSD’s serial number and if OCZ determine the drive to be defective, you get a brand new replacement with a paid return shipping label for the faulty drive.
Each Trion 100 drive has a different Total Bytes Written (TBW) endurance rating. The 120GB model is rated at 27GB/day, the 240GB model 55GB/day, 480GB model 110 GB/day and the 960GB model 219GB/day. They are classed as ‘value’ level drives in OCZ’s own portfolio, underneath gamer, mainstream and entry level.