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[RT] OCZ Launches New Z Drive 4500 PCIe SSD Series

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OCZ today announced the introduction of the enterprise-class Z-Drive 4500 PCI Express (PCIe) SSD Series. The new Z-Drive 4500 Series delivers even higher performance in comparison to OCZ’s Z-Drive R4 Series, leverages 19 nanometer (nm) MLC NAND flash, and features a more robust architectural design covering 800GB, 1.6TB and 3.2TB usable capacities.

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Not touching anything OCZ
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Not touching anything OCZ

rofl but yeah, I have had nothing but horrible experiences with OCZ.
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OCZ is part of Toshiba now.
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OCZ is part of Toshiba now.

Toshiba replaced cleanliness with quality, quality is next to godliness. I'd wait for reviewers to get their hands on it to test performance but as far as quality goes, I wouldn't worry about that anymore.
i.e. my dad bought a Toshiba laptop about 10 years ago and it is still running strong till this day. Same hard drive, same cpu, same everything. Granted it is only one laptop but I honestly have never heard anyone bash on Toshiba for poor quality.
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I love how a few faulty products and firmware can absolutely destroy the reputation of a company frown.gif
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I love how a few faulty products and firmware can absolutely destroy the reputation of a company frown.gif

OCZ was always the pack leaders on new fabs and memory controller products. It was awesome but their achilles heel as well.

I think they got a lot more flack than they deserve as most of the issues could be fixed with firmware upgrades but it goes without saying they didn't test on a large enough scale.
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OCZ was always the pack leaders on new fabs and memory controller products. It was awesome but their achilles heel as well.

I think they got a lot more flack than they deserve as most of the issues could be fixed with firmware upgrades but it goes without saying they didn't test on a large enough scale.

The problem was that they were too small to test enough. Even Intel has missed massive issues like Pentium FDIV bug, multiple firmware SSD issues, and the Cougar Point SATA controller burnout.
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ill be waiting for kingstons
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Neat I don't know what all this is about though I mean OCZ had plenty of good products.
If anything bankruptcy gave them backing of a bigger company.

I have a 700W OCZ psu and while it is rather noisy it has been working for me since 2008.
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