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I have an OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB SSD/HDD.

How does it work? Is it as fast as the normal SSD's?
 
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The type you are talking about is an advanced hybrid. generally a hybrid drive is a normal sata drive using x-amount of flash memory to speed it up like an ssd. dedicating a flash memory system allow for your hdd to pull up things at the speed of a ssd and similair write times. The particular one you mention is actually through the pci-e port alowing it yet higher write times than that of an ssd without the price of what a ssd would cost with that much memory. the ocz revodrive is the newest take on ways to speed up regualr mechanical drives to the speed of ssd's without taking on the cost of the ssd

furthermore you can also do this by buying superspeeds supercache program. except that you can use it for any hardrive that is connected to your computer but you must dedicate ram to it. The revodrive is a much better solution in the long run and is faster than any regualr ssd that goes through sata ports
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Thanks! And they just approved an RMA on it i was wondering wether to get refund or replacement, thanks for the info.
 
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no problem glad to share my knowledge
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