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OCZ Vertex 3.20 20nm SSD Review (240GB)

Realignment of priorities with respect to solid state storage at OCZ came as no surprise considering the turbulence of the past two years resulting in Ralph Schmidt’s appointment as the new CEO and the abrupt exit of Ryan Petersen from this part of the world. The unchallenged leader of SSD models is now reducing it’s consumer line to just four …

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OCZ Upgrades the Vertex 3 To 20nm MLC Synchronous NAND

OCZ Technology Group, Inc. is announcing a new 20nm NAND flash version of its award-winning Vertex 3 series of SSDs.  This new Vertex “3.20” is a SATA III (6 GB/s) multi-level cell (MLC) drive in the now standard 2.5″ form factor.  The Vertex 3 series will now be built around smaller, state-of-the-art NAND flash process geometry at 20nm. Utilizing the …

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KingFast Unknowingly Sends Counterfeit SSD With Fake Memory For Review

Arguably, the two most important components of an SSD are the controller and NAND flash memory.  In the memory industry, manufacturers may dispose of sub-par memory on the open market where, at least in the case of SSDs, more suitable applications may be found. The potential downside to this commonplace practice is the memory has the potential to be counterfeited …

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OCZ Unveils Vector PCIE SSD at CES 2013 Las Vegas

Our visit with OCZ at the Venetian in Las Vegas this morning resulted in a close up of their new flagship Vector PCIe consumer SSD that is expected to be released sometime in the next quarter of this year.  The Vector PCIE SSD is driven by two Indilinx Barefoot 3 controllers and is available in 240, 480 and 960GB capacities …

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OCZ Vector SSD Review – Indilinx Barefoot 3 Becomes Reality

To say the new OCZ Vector was a long time in the making would be an understatement as discussion over the development of this platform just might be one of the oldest SSD conversations to date. Today’s Vector release may mark the first major success story of OCZ’ purchase of both Indilinx and PLX, this story born through development of …

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Win a OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD At TSSDR!

Sometimes I get a bit confused I guess.  As of Sunday, we started our Grand Birthday Mega SSD Giveaway Celebration and, to this point, the odds of winning our first SSD, a 512GB OCZ Vertex 4 are better than 1/150.  How do you go wrong with this? Has there even been a draw for a 512GB SSD prior?  We are …

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Kingston Focuses on New E100 SSD As Enterprise Embraces Cost Efficiency

Kingston Technology has announced the release of their new enterprise focused E100 SSD at VMWorld 2012 this week. This is actually the second enterprise class SSD from Kingston, the first being their KC100. Nevertheless, it should be interesting to see how it fares against the competition. According to Kingston, the new products will provide up to 10x the endurance of …

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