OCZ

August 13th, 2014

OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review

OCZ’s ARC 100 240GB combines the Barefoot 3 M10 controller with Toshiba’s new A19nm NAND to create a value drive that gives more expensive SSDs a run for their money.

April 24th, 2014

OCZ RevoDrive 350 480GB PCI-E SSD Review

OCZ’s PCI-E SSDs may not have grabbed many headlines over the years but the new RevoDrive 350 aims to change that in a big way.  It is ultra fast and surprisingly “affordable”.

March 14th, 2014

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review

OCZ has begun a major turn-around and the Vertex 460 is meant to be their price / performance leader. With a barefoot controller and 19nm MLC NAND, it certainly has what it takes.

November 11th, 2013

OCZ Vector 150 240GB SSD Review

OCZ’s Vector 150 aims to capitalize upon the successes of its predecessor by creating a new niche that effectively combines the best of enthusiast-level performance with workstation longevity.

June 18th, 2013

OCZ Vertex 450 256GB SSD Review

The Vertex 450 256GB is OCZ”s follow-up to the ultra popular Vertex 4 drives and is meant as an answer to the numerous competitors now vying for the sub-$275 SSD market.  In order to achieve dominance, this new Vertex combines the Vector’s Barefoot controller with 20nm NAND and the end result is impressive.

October 15th, 2012

Amid Investigations and Investor Angst, OCZ’s Stock Plummets

SSD manufacturer OCZ has been on a rollercoaster ride as of late, and the situation is getting substantially worse with allegations of securities fraud and numerous investigations. At the beginning of 2012, OCZ Technologies’ outlook was rosy.  Its stock was on an upswing (it hit a peak of $9.41, valuing the company at over $600 million), [...]

July 31st, 2012

No Acquisition Announcement From Seagate

During yesterday’s earnings call Seagate did not announce the acquisition of OCZ as rumoured, though without naming specifics the company’s CFO said Seagate would be looking to acquire an SSD manufacturer. “We look at all technology product providers (for M&A) but what I would say is that on the enterprise SSDs, there’s probably only one [...]

July 27th, 2012

Report: Seagate-OCZ Acquisition to Finalize by July 30 Earnings Call

Bright Side of News is reporting that the rumoured Seagate-OCZ deal will finalize on July 30, in time for Seagate’s earnings call. Theo Valich, BSN*’s editor-in-chief, reports that the “deal is done”, citing sources close to the matter. BSN* says this deal could reach the $1 billion mark, if it clears through the leviathan of [...]

February 28th, 2012

OCZ Introduces the High-Performance Fatal1ty 1000 W Power Supply

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and power supplies for computing devices and systems, today announced the availability of the Fatal1ty 1000 Watt power supply, the latest high-performance PSU targeted at gamers and enthusiasts that demand maximum wattage, high efficiency, and a modular cabling configuration. Dedicated to delivering [...]

January 4th, 2012

OCZ Delivers Deneva 2 mSATA SSDs for Intel’s 2012 Ultrabook Platform

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that the OCZ Deneva2 30GB and 60GB mSATA SSDs, part numbers D2CSTEMS1A10-0030 and D2CSTEMS1A10-0060 have been tested with Intel Smart Response Technology and have passed the performance benchmarks for the ‘While Using’ portion of the responsiveness [...]