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Has anyone heard anything about the Octane. I thought it was supposed to be released today. I haven't seen any new news or anything since Oct. 20th.
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post #12 of 71
I think a full release is slated for next week; the SSD wars should come down to the Octane vs. M4 vs. Intel 520 vs. 830. Picking a winner when it's all done may be difficult.
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post #13 of 71
If the Octane really is $1.1 to 1.3 per gig, and it is reasonably reliable and as fast as they claim it is, it will become my first SSD. I was looking for launch today also.
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post #14 of 71
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the only problem is...to see "reliability" takes time...we would have to wait like..3 months before you have a big enough census to know whether or not the sdd sucks or not.
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post #15 of 71
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still no benchmarks...at least i couldn't find any. someone link as soon as they find one for ocz octane/intel 520.
Edited by malikq86 - 11/3/11 at 7:41pm
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post #16 of 71
m4 everytime
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post #17 of 71
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Originally Posted by malikq86 View Post
still no benchmarks...at least i couldn't find any. someone link as soon as they find one for ocz octane/intel 520.
Wait 'till next week, we should see benchmarks start trickling out then.
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post #18 of 71
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OCZ Octane was suppose to be out Nov 1st....still no benchmarks...still no availability online...what gives.

Intel 520 ..should be out soon I think....but I haven't seen a real date...
Edited by malikq86 - 11/7/11 at 5:59pm
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post #19 of 71
I'm betting that due to the hard drive shortages OCZ isn't in any rush to sell cheaper SSD's. I expect we'll continue to see price fixing or even increases over the next while until there's some pressure for more competitive pricing again.

I'm really surprised none of the tech sites have picked up on OCZ's failure to launch. You'd think if the press release went out on the 20th and the release date was just a week and a half later... That short of a period, the drives would have needed to be ready to ship when the press release went out. If it's not a price fixing move, then it's an indicator of some really serious bug or flaw being found just prior to them going on sale which would also be news worthy.
     
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post #20 of 71
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yeah knowing OCZ..they probably found out the ssds couldn't pass the QA tests..harharhar.
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