OCZ Trion 150 Summary and Conclusion
Performance Summary: The 480GB and 960GB OCZ Trion 150 series solid state drives we tested performed well throughout our entire battery of tests. Our ATTO and CrystalDiskMark tests showed very good small file transfer and sequential performance that’s competitive with some more expensive drives. The trace-based PCMark tests showed the Trion 150 trailing the other drives we tested slightly, but the deltas separating the drives were relatively small. Overall, performance was good, especially considering how affordable these drives are.
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The OCZ Trion 150 series is an update to last year’s Trion 100. The drives use a similar Toshiba controller, but OCZ moved to newer 15nm NAND in the Trion 150, and the drives’ firmware has been tweaked to optimize performance in a wider variety of workloads. OCZ is also being rather aggressive about pricing on these drives. Street prices for the Trion 150 drives are currently...
In the end, the new OCZ Trion 150 series drives aren’t world-beaters, but they do offer very good overall performance considering their relatively low, affordable pricing. If you’re considering a SATA SSD for a system upgrade, the OCZ Trion 150 series is definitely worth checking out.