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OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review
OCZ is going from down on its luck to a true contender. Chris shares his thoughts on OCZ's recovery and it starts today with the new Vertex 460 SSD. (OTCMKTS:OCZTQ, TYO:6502, OTCMKTS:TOSYY)

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jan 22, 2014 4:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: OCZ Storage Solutions





With a sugar daddy in place, OCZ Storage Solutions is ready to stage the comeback of the decade. Sitting on the throne once occupied by OCZ is a little company from South Korea named Samsung.


The Samsung 840 EVO is outselling every other SSD on the market, in some countries Samsung accounts for 50% or more of all consumer SSDs sold. In order to compete, OCZ needs to get back to the OCZ of old, where the company offers the best value and the best performance in the same product.


Is it going to be easy? Not really, but OCZ is now in the best position it has ever been in. Just a couple months ago, the company circled the wagons and its outlook appeared very grim. With Toshiba bankrolling not only the money, but also the flash, OCZ is now a fab company with Samsung, Intel, Micron, SanDisk and SK Hynix.


The first product to come from the Toshiba takeover is another Vertex branded product, the 460. OCZ used the Barefoot 3 M10 controller and paired it with Toshiba's 19nm Toggle flash. The end result is a drive that performs very close to the flagship Vector 150, but has a Samsung 840 EVO level price.




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