Toshiba OCZ RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review JReynolds .

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Toshiba OCZ RC100 480GB NVMe SSD.
The Toshiba RC100 is the second m.2 NVMe drive, I have tested, that uses only 2 PCIe lanes (the first was the Corsair MP300).
Like Corsair, Toshiba aspires to create a new market segment which lies between SATA SSDs and ‘premium’ NVMe SSDs. Please read on to find if they are likely to succeed.

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Toshiba OCZ RC100 480GB NVMe SSD.
The Toshiba RC100 is the second m.2 NVMe drive, I have tested, that uses only 2 PCIe lanes (the first was the Corsair MP300).
Like Corsair, Toshiba aspires to create a new market segment which lies between SATA SSDs and ‘premium’ NVMe SSDs. Please read on to find if they are likely to succeed.

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Toshiba OCZ RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

Posted 05 August 2018 17:51 CEST by Jeremy Reynolds

 

 

Review: Toshiba OCZ RC100 480GB

Reviewed by: J.Reynolds

Provided by:  Toshiba

Firmware:  ADRA0101

 

 

Introduction

Welcome to Myce’s review of the Toshiba OCZ RC100 480GB NVMe SSD (hereafter referred to as the Toshiba RC100).

The Toshiba RC100 is the second m.2 NVMe drive, I have tested, that uses only 2 PCIe lanes (the first was the Corsair MP300).

Like Corsair, Toshiba aspires to create a new market segment which lies between SATA SSDs and ‘premium’ NVMe SSDs. Please read on to find if they are likely to succeed.

Packaging

To get started let’s have a look at the Toshiba RC100’s packaging –

 

 The first thing you will notice is that the RC100 is shorter than is typical for m.2 drives.

 

Market Positioning and Specification

This is how Toshiba positions the RC100 –

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is Toshiba’s specification for the RC100 –

 


Now let’s head to the next page, to look at my approach to testing Client SSDs…..