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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid Series

OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid Series
alaScore 90

70 reviews

Aug, 2014

We have collected and analyzed 20 expert reviews and 50 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 85/100 and users rate it 63/100. The average review date is May 6, 2012. We have compared these reviews to 90727 reviews from other Solid-State Drives. The alaScore™ for this product is 90/100 = Excellent. Last update: Aug 2, 2014.

Review analysis

(Based on 70 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB Review


Taking hybrid storage to the next level.

Performance as good as regular SSD, Transfer speeds are incredibly high, High storage capacity

High entry price, If something goes wrong, both SSD & HDD will be unusable

Ideally you’ll be using the RevoDrive Hybrid as a bootable drive, because after installing Windows 7, you’ll need to download the Dataplex software from OCZ’s website as well. Dataplex, however, can only be downloaded once you enter the CDkey that...

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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid Review


The new OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid RC2 1TB is one of the fastest and most interesting devices of its kind, it needs no messy cables and utilizes a more or less unused PCIe 4X slot on your motherboard offering performance competing with two SATA3 SSDs in RAID...

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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB PCI-E SSD/HDD Unboxing


OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB PCI-E SSD/HDD Unboxing


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Hybrid Storage Roundup: Seagate Momentus XT vs. OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid vs. Intel Z68


Back in 2006, storage tech talk was intermittently buzzy with a few different innovations. One was wrapped around the pending release of Windows Vista, particularly two bullets on its feature list: ReadyBoost and ReadyDrive. In parallel with all of the...

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OCZ Technology RevoDrive Hybrid Review


OCZ has taken on the challenge to merge SSD access time with mechanical large capacity...

I don't think we are very far away from a time when all new personal computers ship with some form of cache system installed at the factory. Just a few days ago I saw a Youtube video of a motherboard still in the 3D modeling stages with a SandForce...

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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid PCI-E SSD RVDHY-FH-1T


That moment when solid state drive technology can offer the high capacity of large hard disk counterparts is nearly here. OCZ Technology, a pioneer in the SSD market, combines their experience with both SATA and PCI-Express SSDs to offer the OCZ...

Delivers 38,000 combined IOPS in Iometer tests ; Outstanding 984/839 MBps read/write speed with ATTO ; 1TB High-performance storage capacity ; Primary O/S boot drive PCI-E SSD capability ; 3-Year OCZ product warranty support ; TCG OPAL security with...

SCSI architecture prohibits TRIM with Windows OS ; Expensive high-performance storage product ; Dataplex software requires active Internet connection to install

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to ensure...

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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid: Solid-State Speed With Hard Drive Capacity


If you're tempted to buy a PCI Express-based SSD and add your own conventional storage, OCZ's RevoDrive Hybrid could might suit you. A 120 GB SSD and 1 TB of disk space come together on a four-lane PCIe card to serve up an advanced caching solution.


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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid PCI Express SSD Review


VCA (Virtualized Controller Architecture) 2.0. The first product to arrive was the RevoDrive 3 X2, which is a high-end, PCI Express SSD targeted at ultra-enthusiasts and workstation customers. Then came the extreme OCZ Z-Drive R4 PCIe SSD, which caters...

Super Fast Under Ideal Conditions ; Tiny and no power connectors required ; Cache algo works very quickly

Somewhat pricey ; Slow HD speeds with uncached data ; Must be installed as the boot volume (currently)

The OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid's performance is difficult to characterize. On some levels, the RevoDrive Hybrid offers exceptional performance, as we saw in the ATTO benchmark. Although not part of any specific benchmark, the RevoDrive Hybrid also performed...

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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB PCI-E SSD Review


What happens when you take the screamingly fast, PCI-E based OCZ RevoDrive and physically pair it with a 1TB hard drive? You get the best of both storage worlds with both high speed and high capacity. But can the RevoDrive Hybrid compare favorably to a...

OCZ's RevoDrive Hybrid, their latest twist on the PCI-E SSD genre, is something that users without SATA III supporting hardware may give serious consideration to, but those that have more modern boards have more compelling options to choose from.


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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid PCIe (100GB SSD / 1TB HDD) Review


Today's review product see's OCZ attempt to find a middle ground between the capacity of a mechanical drive and the speed of an SSD. That product is the RevoDrive Hybrid a PCIe based model which is part flash memory and part 1TB 2.5" hard drive.

An ideal solution for those who want the benefits of a high capacity SSD without the costs normally associated with 1TB of NAND Flash storage.

Product Specifications


Backup Function: No
Hot Swap Function: No


Ethernet: No
Fibre Channel: No
Firewire: No
Serial ATA: No
Ultra ATA: No
Wireless LAN: No

General Features

BUS powered: No
BUS-powered: No
Internal / External:Internal