OCZ

July 9th, 2015

OCZ Trion 100 480GB & 960GB SSD Review

Inexpensive, good performance and an awesome warranty; OCZ’s Trion series seems to have everything we could want in a value-oriented SSD. But with the Crucial BX100 and MX200 out there, how well does it compete?

March 24th, 2015

The OCZ Vector 180 SSD Review

Quality components, high speeds, a low price and a long warranty. Those are all things we look for in today’s SSDs and OCZ’s new Vector 180 offers every one of them.

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 [...]