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OCZ Technology RevoDrive Hybrid Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | PCIe in Storage | Posted: Nov 2, 2011 2:13 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

The OCZ Technology RevoDrive Hybrid




Here we get our first look at the RevoDrive Hybrid. OCZ chose to use a Toshiba 1TB 2.5" HDD for their base drive and two banks of SSDs in a RAID like array for the advanced cache portion.




The RevoDrive Hybrid uses 25nm asynchronous flash and on the back we see some of it. This is where things get a little hairy. I'm not too sure what to think about OCZ using their own branded flash that we know nothing about.




The RevoDrive Hybrid appears to occupy a single slot from the back, but from the side we see it takes up a couple of slots due to its triple tier design.




There are three parts; the main board with the SSD, a daughterboard with the SATA interface and the HDD that rests on top of the daughterboard.




Most of the flash is found on the back side of the PCB, but this goes to show that OCZ has the ability to make units with more flash.

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