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OCZ Enyo 64 GB Portable USB 3.0 Solid State Drive Review
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OCZ Enyo 64 GB Portable USB 3.0 Solid State Drive

OCZ Technology has one of the most extensive SSD line-ups in the industry. They not only offer solid state drives in the traditional 1.8", 2.5" or 3.5" hard disk drive form factors, but also less common upgrade paths like PCI Express and USB 3.0.

Today, we will be looking at the OCZ Enyo 64 GB portable USB 3.0 solid state drive, which is one of the three OCZ Enyo solid state drives currently available. It features the following key features :

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface.

  • Combines the performance and durability of a solid state drive with the portability of an external drive.

  • Background garbage collection to help maintain "like new" performance throughout its lifespan.

  • Sleek, anodized aluminium housing with blue activity LEDs

  • 1.5 million hours MTBF

  • 3 years warranty

The OCZ Enyo is a unique device that blurs the definition of portable drives as we know them. It is a solid state drive that looks like a portable hard disk drive but works more like a USB flash drive. As such, we will be comparing it not only to portable hard disk drives but also USB flash drives. Let's take a look.

For more details, read our Comprehensive Review!

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Model

• OCZSSDU3-1ENY64G

Formatted Capacity

• 64 GB

NAND Controller

• Indilinx Barefoot

NAND Flash Type

• Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND

Cache Buffer

• 64 MB

Internal Data Transfer Rate

• 225 MB/s (maximum read)
• 135 MB/s (maximum write)
• 40 MB/s (maximum sustained write)

Average Seek Time

• 0.1 ms

Performance Optimization

• Idle time garbage collection

Power On To Ready

• NA

Power Consumption

• 2.4 W (Operating)
• 1.1 W (Idle)

Interface

• USB 3.0 (Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1)

Supported USB Transfer Modes

• 5.0 Gbits/s (USB 3.0)
• 480 Mbits/s (USB 2.0)
• 12 Mbits/s (USB 1.1)

Maximum Height

• 10 mm
• 0.394 inches

Maximum Width

• 56 mm
• 2.205 inches

Maximum Length

• 120 mm
• 4.724 inches

Weight

• 75 g

Ambient Temperature

• 0 °C to 70 °C (Operating)
• -45 °C to 85 °C (Non-Operating)

Maximum Shock

• 1500 G (Operating) @ 0.5 ms

Drive Acoustics

• 0 dBA

Reliability

• BCH : 8 or 12 bits / sector for 128 bytes spare, and 16 bits per sector for 128 spare size read

Endurance

• Read : Unlimited
• Write : NA

MTBF

• 1,500,000 hours

Warranty

• 3 Years Limited Warranty

 

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