The new SSDs carry the AMD Radeon R7 Series brand and are the result of a partnership with Toshiba's OCZ Storage Solutions. The line includes 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB drives with read speeds of 550MB/s and write speeds of 470 MB/s for the 120GB drive and 530 MB/s for the 240GB and 480GB drives. The high-end 480GB drive also has a Max Random Read IOPS of 100,000.
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TheStreet Ratings team rates ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES as a Hold with a ratings score of C-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES (AMD) a HOLD. The primary factors that have impacted our rating are mixed -- some indicating strength, some showing weaknesses, with little evidence to justify the expectation of either a positive or negative performance for this stock relative to most other stocks. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet."
Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows: