OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G (256 GB)

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Item 7521: OCZ Octane 256GB OCT1-25SAT3-256G
BrandOCZ
FamilyOctane
PartOCT1-25SAT3-256G
Size256 GB
Cache512 MB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerIndilinx Everest
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Warranty3 year
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 92.95 2.75
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 100.99 2.53
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 216.99 2.36
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 109.99 2.33
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 222.00 2.16
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 5 239.99 2.13
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 225.41 2.13
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 124.99 2.05
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 130.00 1.97
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 255.99 1.88
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 272.99 1.76
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 303.99 1.58
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 274.95 1.09
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 248.00 1.03
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 300.99 1.00
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 289.99 0.88
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 328.28 0.78
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/256G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 3 418.15 0.61
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 418.59 0.61
Kingston SSDNow V+100 SVP100S2/256G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 464.30 0.55
Patriot Torqx PFZ256GS25SSDR Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 2 471.96 0.54
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 499.00 0.51
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 569.89 0.45
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 599.98 0.43
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 599.99 0.43
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO256GB SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 729.99 0.35
Cavalry Pelican Elite CASD0256P2 JMicron JMF602 SATA 256 1 736.99 0.35
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/256GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 950.01 0.27
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/256GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 974.01 0.26
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM56GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 1177.33 0.22

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-12-12 $287.54 -52.45
2014-12-10 $339.99 +22.06
2014-12-10 $317.93 +30.39
2014-10-18 $287.54 -35.45
2014-10-18 $322.99 -17.00
2014-10-15 $339.99 +19.31
2014-10-15 $320.68 +33.14
2014-08-18 $287.54 -19.30
2014-08-14 $306.84 +19.30
2014-08-14 $287.54 -19.30

Manufacturer's Specs

General
Encryption256-bit AES-compliant, ATA Security Mode Feature
Performance
Max Readup to 535 MB/s
Max Writeup to 270 MB/s
Max 4K Random Read37,000 IOPS (145 MB/s)
Max 4K Random Write12,000 IOPS (45 MB/s)
Latency - Read0.06 ms
Latency - Write0.09 ms
Power
Idle1.15 W
Active1.98 W

OCZ Octane Reviews & Benchmarks

Neoseeker - OCZ Octane 512GB SSD Review - March 19, 2012
Benchmark Reviews - OCZ Octane SATA 6GB/s Indilinx Everest Infused SSD - Feb. 21, 2012
Overclockers Club - OCZ Octane 512GB Review - Feb. 16, 2012
PureOverclock - OCZ Octane 512GB - Jan. 17, 2012
KitGuru - OCZ Octane 512GB SSD Review (OCT1-25SAT3-512G) - Dec. 20, 2011
Guru3D - OCZ Octane 512GB SSD review - Dec. 5, 2011
The SSD Review - OCZ Octane SATA 3 512GB SSD Review - Nov. 23, 2011
TweakTown - OCZ Technology Octane 512GB Indilinx Solid State Drive Review - Nov. 23, 2011
Hardware Heaven - OCZ Octane 512GB SATA III SSD Review - Nov. 23, 2011

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