Rumor: Toshiba looking to acquire OCZ's consumer solid state drive division

By Shawn Knight
Oct 15, 2013
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  1. Toshiba is reportedly taking a serious look at purchasing OCZ Technology’s consumer storage division to further their own solid state drive ambitions. The deal could be a win-win for both parties as Toshiba would have access to OCZ’s controller technology...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    I hope it goes thru. Toshiba has some resources OCZ needs. OCZ can really get a nice edge now.
  3. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,298   +665

    Have to agree. Toshiba ain't exactly a leader in aftermarket accessories and OCZ's memory chips have always been their weak point. Seems to make a lotta sense so long as warranties are still honored and the like. A high-end Satellite with OCZ drive tech might be something worth seeing (esp. if it had a serious GPU option).
  4. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 990   +90

    Sounds like a pretty beneficial move for both companies.
  5. I've lost a lot of money on OCZ stock :p here's hoping the buyout will restore some of it...
  6. ANYTHING to get more frequent firmware upgrades out of OCZ.

  7. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 317   +41

    Hopefully OCZ's SSD's won't be total crap now.

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