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OCZ RevoDrive X2 PCI-E 220GB 4 x PCI Express MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) OCZSSDPX-1RVDX0220
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Pros: 1.) Clean install for me (Boot for Windows 7)
2.) Not very much fussing (Simple driver install on setup and disable windows write cache for full speed)
3.) Smoking fast (After Clean install, Random W/R of 612/520 and Seq W/R of 798/676)

Cons: 1.) Price is a little high but worth it
2.) Had a E9 Error during the first boot, but went away and hasn't returned, even during a 20 hours stress test

Other Thoughts: My install worked perfectly (GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3). I had no other drives attached during install and both SATA controllers were defaulted to IDE. I didn't have to do anything that they mentioned in the OCZ install guide thread. I installed via DVD and and loaded drivers via USB in the Windows Setup. Like the others have said, I didn't get full performance of the drive until I turned off windows write cache.

I had two other SATA 3.0 HDDs, but I didn't install those and switch the controller over to raid until after I had windows 7 setup. I changed the controller over to raid and it booted up fine. Raided the HDDs and still booted up fine.

If your having trouble with the drive, follow OCZs setup on the forums. Just because it doesn't support options during Windows install does not mean that it won't support them after the install is done. Do your first load as simple as possible and work up from there.


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Display Name: Sean D.

Date Joined: 06/06/05

  • Reviews: 1
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  • First Review: 09/02/11
  • Last Review: 09/02/11
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