Skip to: | - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all

1 out of 5 eggs Not worth the try even at current price 07/25/2013

This review is from: OCZ RevoDrive OCZSSDPX-1RVD0110 PCI-E 110GB 4 x PCI-Express MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)


None. I was never able to get it to work anyway.


The Sil3124 chip on this card is ancient and will not work in Windows 8 (at least mine couldn't). Mine doesn't work on even Windows 7 after loading the driver properly. I actually setup windows on my hard drive and installed driver there - Windows couldn't even see the drive available in diskmgmt.msc. Firmware update boot disk does not even boot on newer motherboard. Plugged into a same-era-as-the-card P55 board and still not working anyway. I can see the RAID BIOS at boot up so the card should be good. Anyway, I tried everything I could think of and now in the process of RMA with OCZ.

Other Thoughts:

If they used one of those Marvell chip (or better LSI/3Ware chips) it would have lasted years more - driver support wise. In this date 2013, the card design is outdated - you can get SATAIII drives with comparable speed at comparable price. I am a very experienced builder (since 1993) and this one card is the most frustrating piece of hardware I've ever had - even more fustrating than setting up MPEG card back in the 1990s which uses custom DMA channel and IRQs.

Do not get this, even if the price is less than a Benjaman. Doesn't worth a dime in this age. The issue can't be fixed because OCZ does not manufacture and cannot support the RAID chip - which is what giving us all the trouble. Silicon Image discontinued the chip a long time ago (It's targetted for PCI-X to SATA, if you know what PCI-eXtended is. Not PCI-E), so no luck here. I hope OCZ will either refund me or give me a SATAIII drive. If not, I will put some hot lead through the board.

Share this review:

6 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes Yes / No No

  • LIK F.
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China | Taiwan
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2015 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.