After the drives were recalled they have, thanks to the community!, decided on the new firmware. So we will soon see the drives in store now.
Some preliminary benches from cdfreaks upcomming review can be found in the thread below.
"Now the Vertex.
No tweaks other than the partition aligned to 64K
It just doesn't get any better than this for a system drive.
Some of the loading times of applications can't be measured by a human with a stopwatch. They are instant, such as Internet Explorer, MS Word, Adobe Fireworks CS.
Installing applications is much faster on a single Vertex than it is on the Core V2 RAID and Apex RAID.
For more, see my full review when it's published on cdfreaks.com.
[hint] My review will contain benchmarks, but more of it will be focused on "real world" use.
Looks like we finally have a "cheap" ssd that perform well!