Technical Support FAQ's

Can I use Toshiba OCZ SATA SSDs as external drives?

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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Do all Toshiba OCZ SSDs support TRIM?

Yes, all Toshiba OCZ SSDs on the market today support TRIM.

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What are the differences between Toshiba OCZ SSD models?

Specifications TL100 TR150 VX500 VT180 RD400 User Base Entry-Level Value Mainstream Enthusiast Expert Sequential Read (max.) 550MB/s 550MB/s 550MB/s 550MB/s 2600MB/s Sequential Write (max.) 530MB/s 530MB/...

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What do Total Bytes Written (TBW) specifications mean?

Flash drives, such as SSDs, have limited amounts of write cycles. After a critical amount of writes, a flash cell can no longer be written to and it will be read only. As a guideline, Toshiba OCZ provides a TBW...

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Does TR150 include a 2.5" to 3.5" mounting bracket?

No, the TR150 doesn't come with a 3.5" mounting bracket.

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I'm unable to update my SSD in Windows®. How can I update my SSD?

Some Toshiba OCZ SSD models may not be updateable via the SSD Utility Windows® version. This includes but may not be limited to SSDs which are being used as system drives. To update SSDs facing this limitation,...

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How can I optimize my RD400's drive temperature?

RD400 ships with a small pad that can be placed underneath the drive to make contact with the motherboard or M.2 adapter card to help with heat dissipation: In addition, it may help to have air flow from the...

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My RD400 will disappear from the BIOS of my AMD Ryzen™ system when I restart Windows®! How can I fix this?

Please check to make sure your drive is seated properly and your motherboard’s BIOS is up to date. If that’s the case, please uninstall the OCZ NVMe® driver temporarily which should remedy this issue. To do so,...

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There is a firmware update (10.4) for TL100. What's new?

Firmware 10.4 is an important update for TL100. It was released on May 31st, 2018, and includes a specific fix to prevent the phenomenon in which a host does not recognize SSD. Updating to this firmware is high...

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