All posts tagged "OCZ"

  • OCZ asks ‘who needs SATA?’ with PCIe-based RevoDrive 350

    PCIe allows for 1.8GB/s in sequential performance, making it much faster than SATA-based drives.

  • OCZ’s road to recovery

    OCZ hopes a stable supply of NANDs and a fresh start with Toshiba will make it competitive once again.

  • OCZ confirms sale to Toshiba

    $35 million dollar deal gives Toshiba access to proprietary intellectual property and staff, while giving OCZ the NAND supply it needs.

  • OCZ declares bankruptcy, assets likely to be bought by Toshiba

    Troubled SSD company comes to the end of roller coaster saga as lender seizes bank account and negotiations begin to sell off assets.

  • OCZ’s stock suspended on the NASDAQ pending announcement

    Stock of troubled SSD maker suspended from trading pending word of possible bankruptcy or takeover.

  • OCZ still hasn’t updated its regulatory filings

    Troubled SSD maker OCZ said today that it is still working on filing its latest financial statements with the SEC.

  • OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review

      Today we are having a look at the Vector, an SSD powered by the Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller, the first controller fully developed in-house after OCZ acquired Indilinx in 2011. Can OCZ regain some of their lost ground with their latest SSD? We will find out in this review.

  • PC Power and Cooling Silencer MKIII 1200W Review

      PC Power and Cooling. A legendary name amongst enthusiasts a decade ago, as it was one of the very few companies which offered truly high end power supplies at the time. Although OCZ annexed PC Power and Cooling 5 years ago, they kept the company running even though OCZ also markets power supplies under

  • OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD Review

    OCZ is a renowned manufacturer of high performance memory-related products, including solid state drives. Ever since the company acquired Indilinx, a designer of SSD platforms and controllers, they converted most of their available products to Indilinx-based designs. This includes the newest Vertex 4, the flagship series which OCZ currently retails for performance enthusiasts. Although the

  • OCZ Fatal1ty 1000W PSU Review

      Even though OCZ bought PC Power & Cooling several years ago, the firm never stopped developing and marketing power supplies under their own brand name. Today we are going to have a close look at one of the latest and most powerful units from OCZ, the Fatal1ty 1000W unit. As the name suggests, this

  • Intel Thunderbolt Briefing at Computex – New motherboards and devices!

    There were a plethora of interesting devices on show during the Intel Thunderbolt media event just now, which was held at the Taipei's premier shopping mall Bellavita. We spotted some never seen before and upcoming ASRock/Gigabyte motherboards with new Cactus Ridge 4C controller, MSI's external PCIe graphics that was shown during CES and debuting products from the

  • OCZ provides highly impressive firmware 1.4 update for Vertex 4 owners

    Following the launch of OCZ's Vertex 4 series of Indilinx Everest 2 powered SSDs about a month ago, owners of these drives have just been provided with a real tasty morsel in the form of a firmware update that gives a pretty considerable boost to the drives' existing performance characteristics.

  • OCZ readies up 1TB Octane SSD for market

    Where HDDs still have the upper hand over SSDs in terms of storage capacity in line of their respective price points, for those seeking out the best of both worlds and cost not being of primary concern, OCZ has just been confirmed to have updated its consumer level Octane series of SSDs with a new

  • OCZ announces the Vertex 4 series of SSDs

    We saw an early preview of OCZ's Vertex 4 back at CeBIT, nearly a month ago now and it seems like OCZ has decided that it was time to launch its new SSD series. The interesting part here is the controller used, namely the Indilinx Everest 2 which is something of an in-house solution considering OCZ

  • OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB PCI-E SSD Review

      SSD drives undoubtedly are extremely fast, with their speeds being only limited by the bandwidth of the SATA bus interface. However they also remain disproportionately expensive per GB when compared to mechanical drives, forbidding mainstream customers from purchasing large capacity drives. For those who require a fairly large primary drive and want to reap

  • OCZ Octane 512GB SSD Review

    It was a year ago when OCZ decided to acquire Indilinx, a major designer and manufacturer of SSD drive controllers, revealing the company’s medium-to-long term business plan to focus a large percentage of their operations on the SSD drives market. Today we are going to examine the fruits of that merger by testing and reviewing

  • OCZ demos the Vertex 4 at CeBIT

    Last week OCZ announced that it was going to be showing off its Indilinx Everest 2 based Vertex 4 SSD at CeBIT and the company did indeed have a couple of units up and running at the show. What we're not so sure about is the so called industry leading performance that the press release was talking

  • Ultimate 8-core mATX Powerhouse: Xeon E5-2690, R4G, 7970DCii and more!

    "What if I have about US$5000 to spend – Could I have a true 8-core/16-thread CPU in a small form factor setup without compromising on storage, thermals or online gaming prowess?" Well, we show that we can!

  • OCZ to show off its new Indilinx Everest 2 based Vertex 4 SSD at Cebit

    Cebit might not be the most prominent IT show these days, but it doesn't stop companies from announcing new products at the show and that's just what OCZ has said it will be doing. The company is getting ready to unveil its Vertex 4 series of SSDs based on its new Indilinx Everest 2 SSD

  • OCZ expands Agility 3 SSD lineup with 180GB and 360GB variants

    The Japanese market has become the first to learn of two new Agility 3 series solid state drives on the horizon – a 180GB and 360GB model. Looking at the Agility 3 product page on OCZ's website confirms the two additional variants with their respective part numbers listed.