2. Package, drive
The OCZ Synapse Cache 64GB drive can be purchased online for about $155 and it comes with a 3 years warranty. The price is a little bit high for a 64GB SSD.
The retail package is not very different than what we have get used to see by OCZ. Basic information about the SSD drive as well as its specs are illustrated in both sides of the package:
The Synapse SSD is bundled with a 3.5" bracket mounting bracket, an installation guide and an OCZ sticker:
The 2.5" SSD weighs just 79g:
A label at the bottom side of the drive includes product information as well as a serial number for the DataPlex software, a mandatory install to get things going:
The drive came with firmware Ver. 2.15 installed and by the time we write these lines there is no new firmware for it. As you see below, the OCZ ToolBox utility does not support this drive:
The Synapse's PCB contains the SATA 3 interface, SF-2281 processor and eight pieces of Micron 25nm 8GB asynchronous NAND flash memory (29 F64G08CBAAA).