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OCZ Revo X2 240GB

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Posted January 26, 2011 by Jake in Storage
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Introduction

We’ve seen SandForce-based solid state drives become very popular over the last while as prices have continued to drop and consumers taking notice of the massive system performance boost that these SSDs can offer. And while these drives are very fast, there are some people who really crave speed. And today might be just the thing to satisfy that craving: the OCZ Revo X2.

OCZ is known for their SSD innovations, and the Revo X2 looks to be another in a long line, and the immediate successor to the original Revo, taking what was already a very fast drive and now putting it on nitrous. The Revo X2 acts like a bootable drive but looks like a card since it plugs directly into the motherboard, bringing a whole new level of speed into the mix. No worries about SATA restrictions here, folks.

It does have a couple drawbacks, however, as we know TRIM is not supported in RAID setups. And top performance doesn’t come cheap either. However, the intoxicating speeds that the Revo X2 offers will undoubtedly tempt the enthusiast in all of us.

Think a SandForce SSD is fast? Wait until you see what happens when four of them are dropped here onto a single card in a RAID 0 setup. Buckle up, you’re about to take a drive in the fast lane. On the Autobahn.

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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