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OCZ Vertex 4 Indilinx Infused SSD Controller Confirmed To Be Marvell Silicon

Earlier today, Anandtech announced his receipt of a tip, and confirmation that OCZ Vertex 4 and Octane contain controllers that are Marvell hardware based. After contacting OCZ, we received confirmation of such and this was furthered by the fact that the Marvell controller runs at higher clock speeds and features Indilinx proprietary firmware. When push comes to shove, the OCZ …

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OCZ Releases New Octane SSD Firmware to Improve Performance

OCZ Octane

OCZ today announced a new release of Octane firmware that should bolster performance. Released late last year, the Octane is the first to contain OCZ’ proprietary Indilinx controller since their purchase of the Korean company in 2011. The Octane possesses high sequential performance with random performance a bit lower, much to be expected from a companies first entry into the …

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OCZ To Launch New Petrol SATA 3 SSD Line

Just when we think things might slow for the holidays, OCZ sneaks in yet another SSD release which has to be part of their new Octane family. The OCZ Petrol will be the second ‘Indilinx Infused’ SSD release by OCZ based on their Indilinx Everest platform. The Petrol will be available in capacities of 128, 256 and 512GB and is …

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OCZ Octane SATA 3 512GB SSD Review

Our review today will be a long awaited look at the OCZ Octane 6Gbps 512GB SSD. Eight months ago, OCZ bought Indilinx with full intention of spreading their wings in the development of their own proprietary controller based on the Indlinx Everest design.  OCZ has spoken of higher incompressible data performance, quicker disk access as well as better sustained write …

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OCZ Octane SSD Pricing And Specs Released

OCZ Technology posted product info and specs of the OCZ Octane SATA 3 SSD today and we dug a bit further and were fortunate to get their manufacturers suggested retail pricing on all but the 1TB capacity as well. The Octane will be the first consumer release of an ‘Indilinx Infused’ SSD since the purchase of Indilinx by OCZ last …

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OCZ Octane SSD Is Indilinx Infused, SATA 2/3 & Up To 1TB Capacity

It has been only seven months since OCZ’s purchase of Indilinx and today they are introducing their own ‘Indilinx Infused’ SATA 2&3 line of solid state drives. Two key elements of that purchase were Indy’s Everest platform as well as their NDurance technology which claims to significantly increase the life span of NAND flash memory.  The advent of both technologies …

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