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Leading-Edge SAS Design

The 2.5-inch OCZ Talos 2 Series is designed to deliver unparalleled performance, reliability and enterprise features to meet the demands of today’s I/O-intensive applications. With storage capacities up to 1TB, Talos 2 features a leading-edge SAS design that far surpasses the throughput capabilities of even the most advanced enterprise hard drives.

Talos 2 SSDs leverage VCA 2.0 to boost transactional performance and provide a complete range of enhanced features, making it the ideal drop-in replacement for multiple hard drives in enterprise storage systems. Datacenters can now deploy an SSD solution that delivers superior application performance, all the necessary enterprise capabilities, and substantial power savings, at a significantly improved total cost of ownership.


  • Premium full duplex, dual-port SAS 6Gb/s storage solution with compact 2.5" form factor for drop-in deployment
  • Cost-effective MLC-based design with best-in-class endurance and reliability
  • Advanced feature-set includes power loss data protectionM
  • Ideal for applications that benefit from increased 4K, 8K and 16K IOPS

Mixed-Workload Power House

  • Superior mixed-workload performance for increased throughput
    -54,000 IOPS 4K Random (75% Read; 25% Write)
    -42,000 IOPS 8K Random (75% Read; 25% Write)
  • Substantially improved performance with simultaneous read and write operations

Proprietary Virtualized Controller Architecture™ (VCA) 2.0

  • Optimizes Talos 2 for enterprise environments and mixed-workloads ensuring excellent overall performance
  • Intelligent complex command queuing structure with unique queue balancing algorithms

Reliable, Longer-Lasting and Secure

  • DataWrite Assurance™ - data preservation in case of sudden power loss (R Series only)
  • Data fail recovery ensures superior reliability
  • Maximized product lifespan with write amplification as low as 0.2
  • Intelligent block management and wear-leveling for increased endurance
  • Advanced security with 128-bit AES encryption support
  • Strong error correction for enhanced data integrity

Key Differentiators

  • True dual-ported, full duplex solution with two active channels
  • Highest performing SSD in its class
  • Complete power fail protection & drive-level recovery in high capacity 2.5-inch model
  • Ultra-high endurance design for enterprise applications (increases drive life by up to five times the rated P/E cycles of the flash)


  • Up to 550 MB/s Sequential Read
  • Up to 375 MB/s Sequential Write
  • Up to 70,000 IOPS 4KB Random Read
  • Up to 35,000 IOPS 4KB Random Write
  • Available in 200GB, 400GB and 800GB
  • 3-Year Warranty



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