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OCZ RevoDrive 3×2 PCIE SSD Released To Consumer With a Bit Extra

Just a bit of an update to pass on that retail versions of the OCZ Revo 3×2 (480/960GB) and Revo will be hitting store shelves very shortly followed by the Revo 3×2 240GB a few days later.

OCZ’s initial specs of the Revo 3×2 left enthusiasts in a daze as the 240GB initially promised was nowhere to be seen.  The response was totally unexpected as we received countless e-mails,  all looking for answers with questions preceded by “but…but…but”.  Well, the Revo 3×2 240GB will be available, as originally promised, in just a few days.

As revealed in our review of the OCZ Revo 3×2 480GB SSD, there is something different on the all Revo 3×2’s as can be seen in the picture below.  It seems that some may have noticed that OCZ’s Superscale Storage Accelerator got a bit warm in testing and OCZ followed suit to fix that right up with a heatsink as seen here:

We thought it only fair to test the difference between both so we through them in.  Here is a picture that you won’t see often and we won’t see for long as OCZ failed to omit return shipping information when sending this drive. #$%^&%%$!!!

We carried on to a series of digitus secundus manus examinations and can happily state that the heat sink performs exactly as it should.  There was one other bit of fine tuning on the Revo 3×2 by way of identification on the back plate which can be seen below.

Hope you enjoy the piks!!!


About Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships.Google+

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  • Dave

    How many watts does it dissapate?

  • Steven

    What’s a 3×2 Solid State Drive?