Tag Archives: Barefoot 3

SSD of the Week – AMD Radeon R7 Just $0.29/GB!

This week we were looking around for the best deal at the ~250GB capacity range of SSDs. Hands down, it turned out to be the AMD Radeon R7. At a low price of just $69.99 it is even cheaper than many of its competitors and delivers great performance! The Radeon R7 is a 2.5″ 7mm form factor, SATA 6GB/s SSD. It …

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SSD of the Week – AMD Radeon R7

We hope you have been enjoying the holidays and to all we wish you a happy new year! To end the week, our SSD of the Week will be highlighting a newcomer’s introduction to the SSD market, AMD’s Radeon R7. This gamer oriented SSD continues to expand AMD’s Radeon product diversity. For their first step, they have decided to partner …

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SSD of the Week – OCZ Arc 100

Our SSD of the Week series became a little side tracked over the past few weeks. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals going on, almost any SSD was a good buy. Now however, prices are back where they should be and the holidays are just around the corner. If you weren’t lucky enough to score a good deal yet, …

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OCZ AMD Radeon R7 SSD Review (240GB)

With CPUs, graphics cards and memory, solid state drive were only a matter of time for a company such as AMD.  The AMD Radeon R7 SSD adds yet another AMD part to those who like to have matching components in their systems, but it also goes one step further. It takes advantage of a controller that has long been regarded …

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OCZ ARC 100 SSD Review (240GB) – Consistency in a Value SSD

It has been quite a while since we have seen a value oriented SSD from OCZ. Their last two releases where the Vector 150 and the Vertex 460, the latest updates to their enthusiast and mainstream drive lines. The market need for value drives is very apparent when we consider the popularity that the Samsung 840 EVO and Crucial MX100 …

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OCZ To Release New Vertex 460 Retail SSD – CES 2014 Update

Our visit to OCZ at CES 2014 brought forward news that they have been working on a new consumer SSD, this SSD being the first example of things to come as it is the result of a new partnership between OCZ and Toshiba.  Not only does the new Vertex 460 contain Toshiba’s latest advanced 19nm MLC Toggle Mode NAND flash …

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OCZ Vertex 450 SSD Review (256GB) – Back To The Start With Indilinx Success

Our introduction and analysis of the OCZ Vertex 450 6Gbps SSD marks the first release of the Vertex family with an Indilinx controller since 2009, a return that includes some very attractive features…including price. The OCZ Vertex 450 contains the new and improved Barefoot 3 M10 controller and follows the Vector’s lead by using OCZ in-house ASIC technology.  Considering the …

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