OCZ Rally 2 Turbo 4GB Flash Drive Review

Posted: Feb 7 2008, 12:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 9:21am CDT, in Peripheral


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Features & Specifications
The OCZ Rally 2 Turbo 4GB is a USB 2.0 certified deice that is compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems. The drive is available in 2GB, 4GB, and 8GB capacities. The chassis is made from aluminum and an orange LED on the rear of the drive glows when plugged in and flashes when the drive is reading or writing data. OCZ covers the drive with a lifetime warranty. Included accessories are a lanyard and USB extension cable.

HD Tach
OCZ promises lofty read and write speeds for the OCZ Rally 2 Turbo 4GB. The read speed is up to 35MB/s and the write speed is up to 30MB/s. In testing I used HD Tach to test the read and write speeds of the OCZ Rally 2 Turbo 4GB. I saw a read speed of 32.8 MB/s and a write speed of 29.9MB/s, both of which are within a fraction of what OCZ promises speed wise. Those speeds make the OCZ Rally 2 Turbo 4GB one of the fastest flash drives I have tested.

Sandra XII
I also ran the Sandra XII Removable storage benchmark on the OCZ Rally 2 Turbo 4GB. The benchmark results showed: