PCIe allows for 1.8GB/s in sequential performance, making it much faster than SATA-based drives.
OCZ hopes a stable supply of NANDs and a fresh start with Toshiba will make it competitive once again.
$35 million dollar deal gives Toshiba access to proprietary intellectual property and staff, while giving OCZ the NAND supply it needs.
Troubled SSD company comes to the end of roller coaster saga as lender seizes bank account and negotiations begin to sell off assets.
Stock of troubled SSD maker suspended from trading pending word of possible bankruptcy or takeover.
Troubled SSD maker OCZ said today that it is still working on filing its latest financial statements with the SEC.
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. 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 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
"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!
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
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.