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OCZ Announces Vertex 460A SSD Series Featuring Latest Toshiba A19 MLC NAND

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company and leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), is announcing availability of their new Vertex 460A series of SATA III SSDs for mainstream use. The new 460A line includes all of the performance specifications and features of the popular Vertex 460 series of SSDs, and adds enhancements that include the use of Toshiba’s …

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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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News of Alleged Upcoming of OCZ Vertex 5 SSD Floods Web

Sources are reporting that OCZ Technology may be readying a new generation of its Vertex line of high-performance consumer SSDs.  To be called the Vertex 5,OCZ may be preparing to bring a new flagship product to market, supplanting the Vector series. OCZ and others have been chasing Samsung and its 840 and 840PRO series, which lately have been pretty much …

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OCZ Releases Arowana SSD Firmware – Tests Show Big Upgrade For 34nm Indilinx Barefoot Drives

In May of 2011, OCZ announced a new type of firmware for Indilinx-controlled drives. That firmware, named for a type of carnivorous fish, carried the name Arowana Flash Translation Layer. The Arowana FTL eventually made its way into the Vertex Plus family, however, enthusiasts with the original Barefoot-controlled drives would have to wait until now, ten months later, to get a chance to …

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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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