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OCZ Enyo 128GB USB 3.0 External Solid State Drive - The OCZ Technology Enyo 128GB USB 3.0 SSD

USB 3.0 and SSDs are driving the storage market right now and OCZ has found a way to combine the two.

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Sep 17, 2010 4:25 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

The OCZ Technology Enyo 128GB USB 3.0 SSD

 

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The OCZ Enyo itself has a textured case that will keep it from slipping from your hand or off of a flat surface. The drive is a bit of an odd bird when it comes to the shape since it is long and thin as opposed to the standard 2.5" form factor shape that we see with internal drives.

 

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On the back we found the model and serial number on the label at the top.

 

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The Enyo is very thin, much thinner than your current notebook drive. The Enyo is also very light, so carrying the unit will not be an issue unless you wear spandex shorts regularly.

 

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The Enyo was a custom design for OCZ and here we see the custom PCB used. The Indilinx Barefoot controller is the heart of the Enyo and takes care of the SSD portion. A USB 3.0 to SATA II bridge chip allows the Barefoot to interface with USB 3.0, but the Enyo is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 as well.

 

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There are sixteen Intel flash modules on our 128GB sample; this allows the Indilinx Barefoot to run all of its channels at full speed.

 

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