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Very good performance.
Impressive 542/356 MBps read/write transfer speeds.
Automatic AES data encryption.
Indilinx Everest SSD processor supports TRIM garbage collection.
3 Year OCZ product warranty support.
Large amount of storage at a relatively low price.
Supports SATA 3 (6Gbps).
Works with Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
Available 1TB capacity.
Not routinely faster than competing drives.
Has trouble with high-queue-depth writes.
Some manufacturers offer five year warranty.
Lacks 3.5" drive tray adapter kit.
Some compatibility issues noted with nonnative chipsets.
By APH Networks on June 08, 2012
Recently, one of the malls nearby the University of Calgary hired a team of new security guards, and began a hardcore crackdown on students parking on their property and going to school. One time, a friend of mine who lives in the houses behind the...
By Hardware Canucks on April 11, 2012
On paper, the Octane 512GB is a promising drive. It boasts an all new controller architecture that looks to be adaptable to a wide range of scenarios, comes equipped with OCZs legendary customer support and has some lofty specifications. That...
By Neoseeker on March 19, 2012
It was nice to test something new in the form of OCZ Octane SSD, as the majority of SSDs entering our labs on a daily basis are all powered by the SandForce controller and only vary in the type of NAND flash being used. The Octane series however is an...
By VR-Zone on March 14, 2012
The few days of working with the Octane drive had left us with mixed feelings. The Octane 512GB drive is a very well made product, fitting for everyday use in an enthusiast’s system. With the use of high quality Intel synchronous NAND flash memory...
By Legion Hardware on March 12, 2012
Without a doubt the OCZ Octane is a fast SSD, but is it the fastest? Well the short answer is no. That said, we do not believe the Octane needs to be the fastest SSD on the planet to be a success. Rather OCZ need to focus on creating a stable and...
By CDRinfo on March 07, 2012
Earlier this year OCZ acquired Indilinx, one of the first SSD controller makers to really make a splash in the enthusiast community. Some months later, OCZ debuted its first drive based on an Indilinx design: The Octane series of SSDs. Based on...
By Kitguru.net on February 28, 2012
OCZ are without a doubt the leaders of the Solid State revolution, and today we look at the Octane 512GB which is based around a unique Indilinx Everest controller. Hang on a minute, haven’t we done this already I hear you ask? Well yes, we have...
By Atomic MPC on February 27, 2012
There’s a bit too much Ethanol in this...
By PC Mag on February 27, 2012
The OCZ Octane (512GB) solid-state drive marks the reunion of OCZ and Indilinx, and is a fine performer in many situations—if not during intense writing tasks....
By Benchmark Reviews on February 21, 2012
IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...
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