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Well, hello beautiful! Suddenly, we're beginning to think that the end is near for all of those double-digit SSDs. And by that, we mean any SSD under 100GB. Just over the past few weeks, a number of mainstays in the solid state business have expanded their offerings by adding a number of high-capacity versions to the... Read more...
It's not that OCZ Technology has never dabbled in the external solution market before, but a new USB 3.0 SSD that you can lug around anywhere is a worthwhile addition to the company's growing product lineup. Announced today, the OCZ Enyo USB 3.0 is capable of fully taking advantage of the extra bandwidth provided by the new protocol, offering... Read more...
OCZ announced the Silencer Mk II Power Supply Unit (PSU). This redesigned PSU provides a smaller form factor and quieter fan than the original Silencer series. Key features of the Mk II include a Single +12V Rail, a thermally controlled 135mm double-ball bearing fan, extremely tight and well regulated electrical noise and ripple, and an array... Read more...
OCZ Technology thinks you need some new RAM, and if you're struggling to open yet another Firefox tab without seeing lots of lag, you just might. The company has just unveiled their Gold Series modules in 4GB and 8GB dual-channel kits. These are designed for both existing and next-generation platforms, and they run at 1333MHz CAS 9, operating... Read more...
OCZ announced the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive (SSD) Series. These new enthusiast-class SSDs incorporate a new controller design that delivers better performance across the board. The higher-end Vertex 2 features transfer rates up to 285MB/s read and 275MB/s write and 4KB random writes up to 50,000 IOPS. For cost-conscious... Read more...
Hypersonic PC used to be regarded as one of the most well-respected PC builders in the world, up there with the likes on Alienware, Falcon Northwest and Voodoo. Now, they're just a distant memory. OCZ Technology, the parent company of Hypersonic, has recently made the tough decision to shut down the operation, leaving hardcore PC gamers one... Read more...
Building a Home Theater PC is often times a much better option for enabling your entertainment center for various forms of digital media playback capability.  Rather than stepping up to additional discrete components, like a stand-alone Blu-ray, DVD or CD player, why not really infuse your living room entertainment center with real intelligence... Read more...
Building a Home Theater PC is often times a much better option for enabling your entertainment center for various forms of digital media playback capability.  Rather than stepping up to additional discrete components, like a stand-alone Blu-ray, DVD or CD player, why not infuse your living room entertainment center with real intelligence... Read more...
Never has the phrase "you have to pay to play" been more applicable than it is to the SSD market. Solid state drives trump their mechanical brethren in just about every way, including speed, power consumption, and durability, but one area where HDDs still hold an advantage is in price.It should come as great news, then, that OCZ has broken... Read more...
When we first took a look at OCZ's Vertex 2 Pro series SSD back in February, we noted that our evaluation was a product "preview" due to the fact that the product was still being finalized in many ways and wasn't yet available on the open market.  Little did we know that exact product would never see the light of day in retail. ... Read more...
There's an old cliche' that seems to ring true with respect to the onslaught of SSD technology we've been treated to in the market over the past year or so, "there's always another one coming."  Solid State Drive technologies are advancing so quickly, that some manufacturers don't even get a chance to let the ink dry on product labeling... Read more...
Just a few years ago, tech-related trade shows meant hard drive after hard drive announcement. Today, it's SSD after SSD announcement. OCZ Technology, a mainstay in the flash storage industry, has chosen Germany's CeBIT trade show to reveal their first USB 3.0 portable SSD. The Enyo USB 3.0 is an external drive that... Read more...
Is there any other company more active in the solid state drive space than OCZ? Probably not, and to keep the momentum going, OCZ today announced the newest member to its SSD lineup, the Vertex Limited Edition (LE).The Vertex name should look familiar by now to anyone who's been following the SSD scene, so what makes the Limited Edition different... Read more...
What's this? Yet another SSD product from OCZ Technology? It's not like the company doesn't already have a staggeringly large selection of solid state drives of both the MLC and SLC varieties, with various controllers under the hood and even a RAID-driven, PCI Express based line-up. You wouldn't want another SSD from OCZ to choose from, with... Read more...
What's this? Yet another SSD product from OCZ Technology? It's not like the company doesn't already have a staggeringly large selection of solid state drives of both the MLC and SLC varieties, with various controllers under the hood and even a RAID-driven, PCI Express based line-up. You wouldn't want another SSD from... Read more...
This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was a little dry in spots, partly because so many companies decided to pre-announce there latest and greatest products weeks before the show.  That said, there are a select few manufacturers that like to keep some of the good stuff bottled up until showtime, so... Read more...
OCZ Technology Showcases Cutting-Edge SSD Technology and other Leading Solutions at CES 2010 San Jose, Calif. - January 6, 2010 - OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and flash-based storage as an alternative to hard disk drives, plans to unveil an array of next generation... Read more...
Until recently, the price gap between SLC and MLC based solid state drives has been massive. Single-level cell drives can cost anywhere from three to four times the price of multi-level cell SSDs of the same capacity. Even for the most extreme hardware enthusiasts, it made very little sense to splurge on an SLC drive considering the value,... Read more...
When shopping for an SSD, consumers are confronted with two general options: single-level cell (SLC) or multi-level cell (MLC) flash memory based drives. The market is filled with numerous drives featuring MLC chips that are primarily aimed at more mainstream users. These products are typically less expensive and offer larger capacities than... Read more...
OCZ and Symwave are working together to deliver next generation USB 3.0 solutions at the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. As a result of the partnership, the companies have created the industry’s highest performance external Solid State Drive storage product. Using Symwave’s USB 3.0... Read more...
OCZ's Colossus has been looming in our "must-have" list for months. We actually saw one in the flesh this past summer, and we heard in August that it would "soon" be shipping in sizes ranging from 128GB to 1TB. With Fusion-io firmly in the consumer business now, it's safe to say that OCZ is probably feeling the... Read more...
OCZ Technology to Deliver SandForce-based Solid State Drive Solutions for both Enterprise and Consumer Applications San Jose, Calif. - November 10, 2009 - OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and flash-based storage as an alternative to hard disk drives (HDDs), today... Read more...
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