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OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 series RVD3X2-FHPX4-240G PCI-E 240GB PCI-Express 2.0 x4 MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • PCI-E
  • 240GB
  • PCI-Express 2.0 x4
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The ultimate storage solution is here. OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 PCI-Express Solid State Drives were designed with power users and workstation users in mind where storage I/O performance is essential for maximum productivity. Eliminating the SATA bottleneck, the PCIe-based RevoDrive 3 X2 delivers ground-breaking 1.5GB/s of bandwidth and 230,000 4KB random write IOPS making this an ideal SSD for intensive multithreaded workloads, multimedia design, and workstation applications.

Along with unprecedented performance, the RevoDrive 3 X2 features OCZ’s Virtualized Controller Architecture (VCA) 2.0 which provides features including TRIM support and SMART data monitoring, something previously unheard of with PCIe solutions. In addition, the RevoDrive 3 X2’s Super Scale storage accelerator enables scalable SSD performance and significantly reduces the host CPU burden inherent to competing PCIe storage offerings. The RevoDrive 3 X2 series is a premium feature rich storage solution that delivers superior performance and reliability through innovative design.

  • newegg Single Highest Performing SSD in Prosumer Space The RevoDrive3 X2 family gets its edge by employing a PCIe x4 Gen. 2 interface and four SandForce SF-2281 controllers in RAID 0 design to maximize data access and bandwidth. The result is up to 3X faster performance than SATA 6Gb/s solutions - up to 1500MB/s read and 1225MB/s write speeds, and incredible random write up to 200,000 IOPS (4KB Aligned) under HPC or workstation workload with a single card solution. The RevoDrive 3 X2 can take full advantage of today’s multithreaded processors and software, and delivers an easy-to-deploy, OS bootable large storage capacity solution.
  • newegg OCZ Virtualized Controller Architecture The RevoDrive 3 X2 provides unique benefits to users by incorporating features from the VCA 2.0 flash virtualization software that allow certain direct memory access (DMA) and data management functions. Included in this feature-set are OCZ’s exclusive command queuing and queue balancing algorithms, which can be handled by the onboard processing core for higher performance and reduced burden on the host resources. VCA 2.0 is also the only virtualization layer in the industry with TRIM and SCSI unmap support to enhance sustained performance and provide greater endurance by significantly reducing the overhead associated with garbage collection. Furthermore, VCA also offers consolidated SMART support and provides system administrators with advanced features for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting device attributes.
  • newegg OCZ SuperScale Storage Accelerator The OCZ SuperScale storage controller combines processing and full DMA (direct memory access) cores, as well as internal PCIe, SATA and SAS interfaces. This controller, combined with VCA 2.0 provides unique benefits to users by allowing certain DMA and data management functions including OCZ’s unique command queuing and queue balance algorithms to be handled by the onboard processing core, resulting in higher performance and reduced burden on the host CPU.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Thomas F.
  • 11/20/2014 5:11:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsBest Money Spent

Pros: Super fast copy and load times on everything I do. Rock solid performance. I'm so used to the speed of this that when I go to other people's PCs I get mad at how slow they are compared to this, lol.

Cons: none really right now as I haven't seen any of the other issues people have had with it. I have made a custom restore image on some backup drives just in case this thing takes a dive.

Other Thoughts: I had one scary moment when I upgraded to Win 8 from Win7 where the system BSOD when I rebooted and I thought I was dead in the water because in all my haste I forgot to look for compatible drivers for the card. On a side note to OCZ, which may not apply if people use the latest driver, is that the upgrade checker did NOT identify that my driver was incompatible for the HDD. All was good after another reboot the system came up and I was able to update the driver for it.

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  • Nancy R.
  • 9/16/2014 8:14:40 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsPoor product service

Pros: Was very fast for 2.5 years.

Cons: Started messing up. Passed all tests. Put it another computer and messes up just the same. WEI doesn't recognize the drive and will not rate it. Takes 5 of 6 reboots to start windows. I sent it in under warranty and OCZ just said it was fine and mailed it back.

Other Thoughts: Will never ever buy an OCZ product again!!!!
This is the second one dead but this was in warranty
and bad service.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Consumer,

I am sorry to read you continue to experience issues with your system and the RevoDrive 3 X2. If the drive has already been issued a RMA and passes all testing, the is either a system incompatibility or an issue with the host system or configuration. Since you indicate the drive was working for 2.5 years, a compatibility problem can be ruled out.

I would be happy to help you troubleshoot the issue further. I can definitely solve the WEI issue - that is a problem with winSAT and is corrected with a Microsoft Hotfix available at microsoft.com. I can direct you to that patch and we can go from there. You can contact me directly using the email address below.

Kind Regards,

Robert
OCZ Storage Solutions
neweggsupport@ocz.com

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  • Mark G.
  • 9/10/2014 11:43:23 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsNot very happy with warranty

Pros: First Drive very fast and easy to install

Cons: 2nd and 3rd drive turned to paper weight(STONE)

Other Thoughts: I originally purchased my OCZ RevoDrive OCZSSDPX-1RVDX0480 on 04/19/2011 for $1,388.86

I had problems with that drive starting around 3/30/2014.
Shipped out that replacement drive on or around 4/2/2014

When I received the above drive and tried to install it, I had problems.
You shipped out that replacement drive on or around 4/25/2014

I asked a very specific question regarding the warranty period when talking with the support team that helped me when I had the problem with the last drive I returned to you from April 21, 2014. I was assured that the 3rd drive would have a full 3 year warranty!!

3rd drive turned to stone on or around 9/1/2014. I was told "The product has a 3 year warranty beginning from date of purchase. The warranty starts at date of purchase and continues on from there independent of the physical product.

The warranty does not renew should the item be replaced under warranty. The original warranty continues on from the original product.

Based upon the information you have provided there does appear to be a fault with the product. While this would normally qualify for warranty support, warranty support is dependant upon the item being covered under warranty.

As the product was purchased more than 3 years ago this means that the warranty period has expired. Unfortunately as the warranty period is expired we are unable to repair/replace the item under warranty."

In other words, YOU GET NOTHING!

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  • Kevin M.
  • 7/22/2014 10:52:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsA great buy.

Pros: It is incredibly fast and reliable. I use it for a select few games to create the pesky loading screens go away. Also if you lack the room in your computer for more SSDs and hard drives it fits smugly in a pci saving room.

Cons: A bit tricky to set up at first, but after some reading it becomes simple. It is also a bit pricey compared to doing a raid 0 with 2 SSDs with similar read and write speeds.

Other Thoughts: Due to my motherboard being a picky piece of hardware it prevents me from boosting the performance of this by x1 to x4 by making me choose between the pci slot and 2 sata3 ports.

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  • John F.
  • 1/13/2014 7:37:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRevist a year later

Pros: would not work a year ago in a modest AMD machine. I shifted it to a workstation Xeon and it was spectacular. But a pair of Intels did better. I shifted it to a more powerful AMD and it was spectacular. But 4 Intels in raid 0 did even better. I then shifted it to a mini itx paired with i7-4770R. Its performance is so spectacular I would not dream of trying raid 0 Intel pair. To be fair I had problems getting it to boot the 4770R and The fantastic help from OCZ suport overcame the problems and made it faster than before. Always been trouble free but for the 2 incidences above. Heavily worked in office environment doing lots of multitasking. Never misses a beat. No data drops and we move a lot of data around and do heavy sorting. No heat issues either.

Cons: frequently an Intel raid 0 pair or if not then an Intel Raid 0 4 ssd's give better performance. I am talking of MB raid not raid off a controller. Gets top end scores per Passmark but yes typically raid 0 4s or pairs do slightly better.

Other Thoughts: This card is using my one slot in my mini itx. I might have to kick it out to put in a video card but not in near future as it is in an office environment.

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  • WILLIAM D.
  • 10/12/2013 6:10:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPricey but worth the money

Pros: Overall performance

Cons: Installation was a bit tricky at first. Price.

Other Thoughts: I've had this drive for the better part of a year now. No hickups, no issues of any kind to speak of. I've used regular ssd's in raid for years now and this revo drive has outperformed any raid pair of ssd's I've used thusfar.

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  • Judith H.
  • 9/13/2013 1:14:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcelent Drive!

Pros: Fast HDD, no problems with it, boots fast with windows 8 pro. Motherboard is reading it at 5gb/s.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Price could be less.

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  • Judith H.
  • 9/13/2013 1:08:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcelent Drive!

Pros: Fast HDD, no problems with it, boots fast with windows 8 pro. Motherboard is reading it at 5gb/s.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Price could be less.

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  • GEORGE C.
  • 8/28/2013 1:18:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPCIe SSD

Pros: fast card and easy to install very nice packing

Cons: Costly and has crash But " recovered fast and easy " after win patch and a few drive patches . No real down time just un-timely restarts. it was very new on market at time of purchase. But 3 times faster than most SATA lll.

Other Thoughts: NEED FASTER FOR CHEAPER! lol Free is always good!
case with fan add on that would fits in single slot be nice

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  • Scott T.
  • 8/28/2013 10:17:25 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDead

Pros: It's fast.

Cons: First one died after 3 months,
Second one died after a year.

Other Thoughts: This is the first and last RevoDrive for me. I've built computers for 15 years and just don't care for the hassle of fighting with a flawed system drive. i have other things to do besides troubleshoot a less than a year old hard drive. The speed was nice, but not worth the hassle.

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