Technical Support FAQ's

Will RD400 and RC100 work in any M.2 slot?

RD400 and RC100 will work in any M.2 slot that supports PCIe NVMe®. Not compatible are systems that use M.2 with only legacy SATA or PCIe AHCI. mSATA slots, which are easily mistaken for M.2 slots, are incompat...

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What is the difference between RD400 and RD400A?

RD400 is the name of Toshiba OCZ’s M.2 NVMe® SSD. RD400A is a variant that bundles an additional M.2 to PCIe Gen3 x4 adapter card for use in systems that don’t have an M.2 slot available.

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Can I use RD400 or RC100 in a MacBook® (Pro) with M.2 slot?

No, Apple® utilizes proprietary slots that will not work with standard M.2 drives such as RD400 or RC100.

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Do I need additional mounting material to install RD400 or RC100?

No, you usually do not need additional mounting material. All systems or motherboards with an M.2 slot should include the screw necessary to mount RD400 or RC100.

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Does RD400/A require a PCIe Gen3 slot? My system offers PCIe Gen2 only.

RD400/A is compatible to lower PCIe standards and will thus work in a PCIe Gen2 slot. However, please note that a PCIe Gen2 x4 slot will provide a maximum bandwidth of 20Gbps which is considerably slower than t...

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Can I use any Toshiba OCZ SATA SSD in a Mac®?

The use of Toshiba OCZ SATA SSDs in this particular configuration do not have any current known issues. However, we can't guarantee that all TAEC/OCZ products will work without issue now or in the future. Pleas...

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Will a Toshiba OCZ SSD work in a non-Toshiba computer?

The use of Toshiba OCZ SATA SSDs in this particular configuration do not have any current known issues. However, we can't guarantee that all TAEC/OCZ products will work without issue now or in the future. Pleas...

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Can I partition my SSD?

Yes, you can partition any SSD just as you would partition a HDD.

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Can I use a Toshiba OCZ SATA SSD in my PS4® or PS4® Pro?

Yes, that is possible. Please refer to your Playstation®'s manual for detailed instructions.

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After formatting, my SSD's capacity is smaller than advertised. Why?

Drive manufacturers calculate in Gigabytes or GB (base 1000) while operating systems usually use Gibibytes or GiB (base 1024). Example: 240 GB = 240,000,000 bytes = 228.9 GiB.

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