Tag Archives: OCZ

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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OCZ Announces Host Managed SSD Technology in Saber 1000 Models

Today, OCZ is introducing HMS technology in their Saber 1000 2.5” SATA 6Gb/s SSDs. What is HMS? HMS or Host Managed SSD technology is a new frontier for SSDs and the initiative is referred to as Storage Intelligence. HMS functionality is now defined in the T10 Technical Committee and is in the ratification process as part of the T13 Technical …

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OCZ Trion 100 SSD Review (240GB/480GB/960GB)

Not four months after launching their flagship consumer SSD, the Vector 180, OCZ is launching a new value-oriented TLC SSD named the Trion 100. Our first look at the Trion 100 was at Computex 2015 where we saw that, while it is a value offering, its performance will be anything but. Thanks to OCZ’s acquisition by Toshiba, they are able …

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OCZ Announces Z-Drive 6000 Series – High-Performance NVMe-Compliant PCIe SSDs For Enterprise Applications

OCZ Storage Solutions, a leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), and a Toshiba Group Company, is announcing the Z-Drive 6000 series for next-generation enterprise applications. The Z-Drive 6000 series combines PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3 and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) technologies with a comprehensive set of enterprise-level features, as well as superior reliability and endurance. The Z-Drive 6000 series …

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SSD of the Week – OCZ Vector 180

When consumer SSDs were still in their infancy OCZ was quick to fill the market with SandForce force powered SSDs. This quick release of products came at a price. Due to issues with firmware consumers wound up with unreliable SSDs. It wasn’t until OCZ decided to switch over to their in house Indilinx controller that their SSDs started to become …

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OCZ Storage Solutions Announces Intrepid 3700 Enterprise SATA III SSDs – Up To 2TB Capacity For Read-Intensive Applications

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company and leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), is announcing its latest addition to its Intrepid 3000 series of SATA III (6Gb/s) enterprise SSDs.  The Intrepid 3700 series offers excellent performance and I/O latency response to dramatically increase application performance and I/O efficiency.  The Intrepid 3700 will be offered in capacities all the …

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OCZ Vector 180 SSD Review (240GB/480GB/960GB)

OCZ has completely revamped their brand image for the better since they have been purchased by Toshiba. They have unified their product designs and now all their products are easily recognizable and powered by in house Indilinx Barefoot 3 controllers paired with Toshiba’s A19 Toggle MLC NAND. With this combination in addition to their ShieldPlus warranty, they have been able …

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