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OCZ Announces Indilinx Everest-powered Octane SATA SSD Family

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), today launched the Indilinx Everest-based Octane SATA 3.0 and SATA 2.0 SSD series, striking the ideal balance between capacity, physical size, and speed. In addition to being the world's first SSD to achieve up to a 1TB capacity in a compact 2.5 inch format, OCZ's Octane SSD series combines high-speed data transfer rates with record-breaking access times to provide a superior user experience and improved application performance.

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Looks like a great drive and those prices are very competitive! ;)

striking the ideal balance between capacity, physical size, and speed
Well, that's nonsense to say that a bigger capacity size is going to be slower. Or physically bigger. Or a bigger size is going to be faster... etc.

It reminds me of a vodafone salesgirl in the 1990's who told me my new motorola can't have the same functionality as my old one because it was smaller, and they can't fit all the features inside. Well... you just can't argue with that... you just have to walk away before you waste energy and time.
 
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I believe this is the first controller Indilinx has released after OCZ bought them out? I wonder how the write amp compares to SF.
 
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i hear $1.10 to $1.30 per gb price point
 
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i hear $1.10 to $1.30 per gb price point
That means, if this is true, specials will easily hit 1$/GB, this is awesome!
 
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Item description: OCZ Octane 1TB SSD

Cost: One arm & one leg
 
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Item description: OCZ Octane 1TB SSD

Cost: One arm & one leg
An arm and a leg is cheap compared to an entire array of human organs it used to cost.
 

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holycow. 1 TB SSD

HOLY COW

HOLY COW
 

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In all likelihood, higher capacity models will be closer to $1.1/GB, the lower capacity ones closer to $1.3/GB. Price/GB and capacity are often inversely proportional.
 
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In all likelihood, higher capacity models will be closer to $1.1/GB, the lower capacity ones closer to $1.3/GB. Price/GB and capacity are often inversely proportional.
Yea :( I do hope that the 128GB ends up being on special at 149.99$ sometimes
 

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Yea :( I do hope that the 128GB ends up being on special at 149.99$ sometimes
$167 isn't that bad for a 128 GB drive (128 GB @ $1.3/GB). A couple of years ago, 64 GB drives cost that much.
 
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$167 isn't that bad for a 128 GB drive (128 GB @ $1.3/GB). A couple of years ago, 64 GB drives cost that much.
Yea, I bought my Vertex 2 50GB and 60GB when they were 200$ ea lol
 
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If they can make it as stable as a Crucial m4, then we have another great competitor. If it's BSOD-prone, bug-ridden like SandForce, it'll be just another fast controller on paper, nothing more. :)
 
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Imagine if it were as reliable as Intel SSD :eek: