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 89.95 2.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 99.99 2.56
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 189.29 2.54
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 229.99 2.23
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 231.00 2.08
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC480GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 238.49 2.01
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 274.99 1.75
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 149.99 1.71
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 299.99 1.60
PNY Prevail SSD9SC480GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 300.79 1.60
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 169.62 1.51
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 292.87 1.23
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 209.99 1.22
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 269.00 1.12
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 237.77 1.08
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 275.15 0.93
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 302.89 0.85
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 429.95 0.60
Kingston SSDNow V+100 SVP100S2/256G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 450.73 0.57
Crucial m4 CT256M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 482.55 0.53
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 529.00 0.48
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
Cavalry Pelican Elite CASD0256P2 JMicron JMF602 SATA 256 1 695.52 0.37
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO256GB SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 729.99 0.35

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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