After 19 days and 30 giveaways, the tip is lastly upon us. That’s proper, right now’s the 20th and closing day of our 20 day giveaway celebration of AnandTech’s 20th anniversary. So for those who haven’t already gained one thing, right now is your final likelihood to get a prize.

Closing out our epic giveaway is the crew over at Toshiba OCZ. The prolific SSD vendor has had their ups and downs, and with latest merchandise they’re undoubtedly on an upswing. In the meantime all the higher for right now’s fortunate winners, due to the NAND flash scarcity, good SSDs are actually a sizzling commodity. To that finish, for right now’s giveaway we’ve got OCZ’s high SATA and M.2 SSDs: a 1TB RD400, and a 512GB VX500.

  • Toshiba OCZ RD400 1TB SSD
  • Toshiba OCZ VX500 512GB SSD

The AnandTech 20th Anniversary Celebration – OCZ Giveaway

Toshiba OCZ SSD Specs
1 TB
512 GB
ControllerToshiba TC58NCP070GSBToshiba TC358790
NANDToshiba 15nm MLC
Sequential Learn2600 MB/s550 MB/s
Sequential Write1550 MB/s515 MB/s
Random Learn IOPS210ok92ok
Random Write IOPS130ok64ok
Kind IssueM.2 2280 double-sided2.5" SATA
ProtocolNVMe 1.1b over PCIe three.1 x4AHCI
Write Endurance592 TB296 TB

Toshiba OCZ RD400 1TB SSD

Toshiba OCZ’s flagship SSD is the RD400. Based mostly round their very own customized controller, the RD400 provides full PCIe x4 connectivity and NVMe protocol help in an M.2 SSD, placing this on the slicing fringe of SSDs. Underneath the hood the drive makes use of Toshiba’s 15nm planar MLC NAND. The 1TB model we’re freely giving is a completely populated double-sided 2280 drive that’s rated for as much as 210Ok random learn IOPS and 130Ok random write IOPS. Or to place it when it comes to bandwidth, 2.6GB/sec sequential reads and 1.55GB/sec sequential writes.

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Toshiba OCZ VX500 512GB SSD

In the meantime for those who’re in want of a extra widespread normal 2.5” SATA kind issue drive, then our second prize of the day must be simply what you want: Toshiba’s OCZ VX500. This drive makes use of the identical NAND as within the RD400, however swaps out the shape issue for the two.5” SATA that so many machines nonetheless anticipate. The drive’s efficiency is tuned for shopper workloads, and for smaller operations the SLC cache makes it a really quick contender. Nonetheless what will be the most attention-grabbing facet is the drive’s very low energy utilization, which makes it candidate to be used in a laptop computer.

As with our 30 earlier giveaways, right now’s giveaway is simply open for 48 hours, so you should definitely enter quickly. Nonetheless please notice that for authorized causes, we’re solely in a position to open these giveaways to residents of america.

Closing Phrases

Lastly, as we shut out the AT20 giveaway sequence, I’d wish to once more thank all 31 of our distributors for chipping in with prizes for what’s by far our largest prize giveaway ever. Within the large image AnandTech is only a middle-man; it's the distributors who’re making all of this potential so that you just guys can have free .

And a fully big thanks goes to Purch’s neighborhood workforce, who has been working behind the scenes to really run the giveaways, together with the drawings themselves and prize success. With practically 100 prizes to distribute in simply over four weeks, doing a giveaway of this scale wouldn’t have been potential with out all of their laborious work.

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