Optimized SSD Firmware and Controller as Your Personal Valet for Parking Data

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We all know how stressful it is to find a parking spot when you’re in a hurry, and it’s the same stress our data goes through trying to find ‘space’ on an inefficient storage device that cannot properly manage flash write allocation. There may not be endless circling honking cars or someone’s giant SUV parked well over the line boundary, but our digital data goes through the same scenarios when deciding what flash cell to finally reside in…only it doesn’t have a movie show time it’s trying to race to.   Continue reading

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Ditch the Performance-Crippling Hard Drives in Your Gaming System

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If You Aren’t Using an SSD, You’re Doing it Wrong.

Gamers are a unique group of users. The performance levels that are needed to tackle the newest gaming titles are at an all-time high, and gamers are the first to snag the best and baddest graphics card or latest CPU without questioning its upgrade value. But when it comes to updating your storage, why the delay in showing your  hard drive the inside of an e-waste bin? SSDs are proven to increase fluidity of game-play as well as overall system responsiveness, but it may be difficult to put flawlessly fast installs and instant load times into perspective until you’ve actually tried it out yourself.

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RevoDrive vs. RAID: Be the Racecar Driver, not the Pit Crew

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OCZ is no stranger to enthusiasts who take system building into their own hands. When we launched some of the first affordable SSDs, our enthusiast customers were those early adopters that ripped out the hard drives from their desktops and laptops to treat themselves to blazing fast flash storage well before the mainstream crowd followed suit. Building your own system takes skill, and those who do know how fun it is to research the best components and spend painstaking hours piecing together each part, just to sit back and enjoy the breakneck speeds. But with more businesses and professionals taking SSDs seriously now, it requires storage to go beyond just pure performance. Today’s professional storage solutions must be easy to install, monitor, and support at the system level. That’s where the RevoDrive 350 SSD comes in.

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