Toshiba OCZ RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

 

 

Toshiba OCZ  RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

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 –

 

Toshiba OCZ  RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

 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 –

 

Toshiba OCZ  RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

Toshiba OCZ  RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

Toshiba OCZ  RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

 

 

 

 

 

Here is Toshiba’s specification for the RC100 –

Toshiba OCZ  RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

Toshiba OCZ  RC100 480GB NVMe SSD Review

 


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