OCZ Enyo SSD USB3

  • OCZ Enyo SSD USB3
87
Based on 15 scores, 33 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    0
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Fast, Light, Portable, Durable, Backward Compatible, Power Efficient, Completely Silent.
  • Excellent performance, Well made and good looking, Simple, easy to use and portable
  • Blisteringfast reads and writes; goodlooking chassis; Barefoot controller.

Cons:

  • Pricey, Requires USB 3.0 for Speed Performance, Can’t boot Windows OS, Read and Write speeds did not reach capabilities
  • USB cable uses a specific micro USB 3.0 connector

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on -

With a price tag of $410 for the 128GB version it's clear that the Enyo is not a product designed for the masses. For saving, copying or backing up documents and even pictures, OCZ's newest portable drives are probably overkill, as these kinds...

By Computeractive on 60

A fast disk but an expensive one too...

By Tom's Hardware on -

The Enyo’s solid performance profile, especially when writing, is the main reason for us to grant OCZ's drive our Recommended Buy...

By Chip Chick on -

On Amazon, the OCZ Enyo’s are retailing for $175, $279, and $667 for the 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB respectively. Traditional portable hard drives of the same storage capacities retail for under $100. OCZ Enyo is pricey, but it could definitely be...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The Enyo sets a new standard in external drive performance! Our only regret is that solid state memory is still fairly expensive and so capacities remain limited. Plus, still only very few computers have a USB 3.0...

By IT-Review on -

SSD's have been somewhat of a niche that we've been testing a lot in the past year or so. They've also become a „standard“ thought for many users looking for some additional performance from their computers, be it laptops or...

By ThinkComputers on 90

This being my first look at a USB 3.0 hard drive I am quite impressed! Surprisingly I’ve only looked at one other USB 3.0 device and it was the Thermaltake BlacX 5G hard drive dock. So I really have not seen how powerful and fast USB 3.0 can be,...

By Testfreaks on 100

The OCZ Enyo is faster than the fastest portable hard drive I’ve got on hand, and even faster than the latest USB 3.0 flash drive as well. That’s saying a lot there surely. The OCZ Enyo, in my testing, performed very well, even significantly...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

Our previous experience with USB 3.0 storage performance was a positive one, when we took a standard desktop drive or SSD and added it to a dock the performance exceeded USB 2.0 by some way however it was hardly the most practical solution and the...

By NotebookCheck on -

The OCZ Enyo USB 3.0 already delivers a very good performance with its standard driver. Compared to other external, mobile storage solutions it brings a big performance advantage about. Because it is light and small, it also has premium mobile...

By Legit Reviews on -

If you want a fast and portable USB 3.0 Sold State Drive then the OCZ Enyo should be your only choice....

By Trusted Reviews on 70

OCZ's Enyo brings together two exciting developments in the technology industry: SSD and USB 3.0. The first is an evolution of the traditional moving-parts hard drive to a non-magnetic form of storage that is silent, produces no heat, uses less...

By Maximum PC on 90

USB 3.0 and solid state storage; two great tastes that go great together! We’ve seen a few USB 3.0 external drives here at Maximum PC, and we do appreciate the long-overdue speed boost. It’s nice to have file transfers limited by drive speed...

By Tom's Hardware UK on -

Do you carry around large amounts of data? Do you need to transfer it between devices in a hurry? We're examining five new USB 3.0-based portable storage solutions that might fit your needs. This time around, the focus is on maximizing portability....

By The Inquirer on 70

The Enyo is an external SSD that is connected via USB 3.0 and it's dressed up in a stylish casing that sets it apart from the uninspiring designs by bigger names. The Enyo looks impressive, with its silver anodised aluminium enclosure and...

By Techgage on 95

It's no secret that OCZ produces some of the best SSD's on the planet, if not the best in many cases, and it's devices like the Enyo that helps keep the company's name at the forefront of related technologies. This drive is not a typical...

By Pureoverclock on -

The OCZ Enyo is a wonderfully sleek and convenient portable storage SSD that is small enough to fit easily into your pocket and fast enough to knock off your socks. Entirely plug-and-play, the Enyo can run without requiring any drivers or installs,...

By Guru of 3D on -

Final Words & Conclusion The OCZ Enyo is a perfect example of what we like to see as fast storage solution. There is plenty of choices on volume sizes to play around with and the speeds well are downright blazing fast. Enyo -- I am still puzzled about...

By OverClock Intelligence Agency on -

Before wrapping up the Enyo review I want to touch on a few general usage findings. First and foremost, this is a very fast external solid state drive. In fact, it is the fastest SSD I have tested, although I have only had hands-on time with value...

By PCPer on -

The OCZ Enyo portable SSD is an incredibly fast external storage solution that easily rivals the performance of internal SSDs but in a much more convenient package. The drive has some style to it as well with a slick anodized aluminum finish and...