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OCZ gets their NAND from Toshiba, Samsung, and Intel/Micron.

Toshiba, Samsung, Intel, and Micron are all much bigger companies, sell SDDs, and produce NAND. They all could crush OCZ if they improve marketing and controllers.
Current market cap of Intel, Micron, and OCZ
Intel: Aprox $177.4B
Micron: Aprox $8.4B
OCZ: Aprox $178.7M

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post #32 of 94
that make sense since OCZ has become less and less reliable
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post #33 of 94
Saw this coming after buying 1 set of OCZ ram. That was the first and only time. NEVER AGAIN!
post #34 of 94
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Originally Posted by nardox View Post
Intel?
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
OCZ gets their NAND from Toshiba, Samsung, and Intel/Micron.
Toshiba, Samsung, Intel, and Micron are all much bigger companies, sell SDDs, and produce NAND. They all could crush OCZ if they improve marketing and controllers.
Intel would spread themselves too thin with any deeper move into SSD's; that's why we saw a huge push at the start and then them slowly back down.

Micron I have no idea, why they haven't tried to push their SSD's more. It's been proven time and time again that you don't need the fastest piece of technology to succeed. You just need the best marketing team.

Samsung could potentially do it, though I don't think they're as serious about the SSD market.

Micron & Samsung both have the OEM contract support with DRAM that they could have used pull to get contracts with SSD's as well. But they didn't.
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post #35 of 94
Thats sad but also quite good news, Had 3 sets of ddr3 go sour on me their DDR2 was amazing though
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post #36 of 94
saw this coming.

they pulled out of entry level ram not too long ago, follows that this'd be a likely followthrough
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post #37 of 94
Fiddlesticks!
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post #38 of 94
YESSSS
No more 1333 CL9-9-9-20 1.65V crap with massive unnecessary heatspreaders for ripoff prices
post #39 of 94
Quote:
Originally Posted by nardox View Post
Current market cap of Intel, Micron, and OCZ
Intel: Aprox $177.4B
Micron: Aprox $8.4B
OCZ: Aprox $178.7M

That gives OCZ an advantage in the current SSD market. Smaller companies can make faster decisions and change strategies without 10,000 meetings. But I imagine Intel will crush OCZ like a bug if SSDs ever go mainstream.

As for OCZ RAM, meh. Every company uses the same group of chips, so it's not like we lost anything except for a logo.
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post #40 of 94
Thank god. Their DDR2 stuff was fairly good, but most of their DDR3 was a joke.

I remember a similar announcement about 4 months ago, but I'm guessing that was just for their low-end stuff?
 
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