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OCZ Enyo USB 3.0 Portable SSD

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Posted June 8, 2010 by Jake in Storage
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Introduction

With the increasing need for data storage, we’ve seen a rise in the importance of external storage in particular. But that need has traditionally been hampered by slow transfer speeds of USB 2.0. Then along came eSATA, boosting speeds to respectable performance, but hard drives were then the bottleneck in quick transfers.

However, two recent technologies have changed the game: USB 3.0 and Solid State Drives. SSDs are lightning fast, and USB 3.0 is now able to take advantage of those speeds, but using the two together hasn’t really been done much, if at all. Dropping an SSD into an external USB 3.0 enclosure is possible, but hardly cost effective or compact either. But OCZ is looking to change that with their latest product, the Enyo.

The OCZ Enyo is a portable SSD with a USB 3.0 interface that displays some blistering speed results. So it retains the best qualities of each technology, and housed in a small and sleek form. Frankly, this drive is beautifully sleek. Need top speed in a portable and external format? Then the OCZ Enyo might be just the thing to satisfy. So how fast is it? Oh, it’s plenty fast alright.

Read on to find out more.

Thanks go to OCZ Technology for supplying the review sample.

Entering the memory market in August 2000, OCZ Technology was built around the determination to manufacture the best high speed DDR and RDRAM. OCZ was founded by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts, and our commitment to the end-user has not digressed. OCZ Technology has been an innovator in many areas. At OCZ we have one primary goal, and it is to make sure that every customer is 110% satisfied. Every employee at OCZ is dedicated to accomplishing this goal. We offer a Lifetime warranty on every memory module we sell. We back this warranty with friendly, courteous staff that is willing to answer any question. At OCZ, if a staff member cannot answer your question, they will be forthright and put you in touch with a technician or engineer who can properly assist you.

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