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OCZ Bundles Ubisoft(R) Far Cry(R) 3 PC Game Software with its Groundbreaking Vector SSD Series

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PRESS RELEASE

OCZ and Ubisoft Partner Together to Provide Gaming Enthusiasts With Superior Load Times and Enhanced System Responsiveness With One of the Hottest Titles.

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 02/21/13 -- OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced a special, 'limited time' gaming bundle for its new Vector SSD Series, which is regarded as the industry's fastest SSD currently available by dozens of media reviewers globally. When an end-user purchases either a 256GB or 512GB capacity OCZ Vector SSD, they will be entitled to Ubisoft's popular Far Cry 3 open-world PC shooter game free of charge. This special promotion is now available and will expire on June 30, 2013.

To experience improvements in PC game performance, SSDs have become a popular solution over traditional hard disk drives (HDDs). With no moving parts or mechanical limitations to hamper I/O access, SSDs load both applications and games faster as well as help provide improved overall system responsiveness. By utilizing the industry's highest performing solid-state drive, Vector Series users will be provided with blazing-fast loading of game data and information through exceptional input/output operations per second (IOPS) performance and consistent sustained performance delivered over time. The Vector Series supports read bandwidth up to 550 MB/s, write bandwidth up to 530 MB/s, and random read performance up to 100,000 IOPS to enable the industry's most responsive gaming experience.

"What a great value-added opportunity for gaming enthusiasts worldwide to experience the industry's fastest SSD with the popular Far Cry 3 game noted for its exceptional game play, rich graphics, challenging missions and compelling story," said Tobias Brinkmann, Vice-President of Global Marketing for OCZ Technology. "We are very pleased to partner with a leading game developer such as Ubisoft on this special Vector SSD Series promotion and hope that gaming enthusiasts worldwide will experience the ultimate SSD performance for their PC gaming applications."

Promotional Parameters

  • Only Vector Series 256GB and 512GB models are supported (the 128GB model is not supported)
  • One free Far Cry 3 download is available for up to two (2) Vector SSDs purchased
  • Far Cry 3 software works best on Windows-based PCs
  • End users must register their purchased Vector SSDs in order to redeem Far Cry 3 software by accessing thisOCZ link
  • Once approved, OCZ will send the Vector Series customer (via email) the URL and activation code to download Far Cry 3 software
  • This promotion is valid worldwide in all countries that the company does business in, with the exception of China

About Vector SSD Series

OCZ's new SATA III-based Vector SSD Series features the company's next-generation Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller completely developed internally by its worldwide technology hardware and firmware teams to enable full design control over the product roadmap, while delivering exceptional I/O performance, enhanced reliability and endurance, and a host of differentiated features to empower high performance laptops, desktops, and workstations with superior storage capabilities. For more information on the Vector Series, please access www.ocztechnology.com.

About Far Cry 3 Software

Ubisoft's Far Cry 3 Software is an open world, first-person shooter PC game set on a tropical island somewhere between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The lead character, Jason Brody, must save his friends who have been kidnapped by pirates and escape from the island and its inhabitants. The game is highly regarded for its open world, long and satisfying campaign missions, solid gunplay, variety of standard and customizable weapons, and compelling story. The game also features role-playing elements, the ability to take cover behind objects, the ability to peek around and over cover and blindfire, and the ability to perform melee attacks from above, below or close behind. For more information on Far Cry 3 PC Game Software, please access http://far-cry.ubi.com/far-cry-3/en-gb/home/index.aspx.

About OCZ Technology Group, Inc.

Founded in 2002, San Jose, CA-based OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (OCZ) is a global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of high-performance solid-state storage solutions and premium computer components. Offering a complete spectrum of solid-state drives (SSDs), OCZ provides SSDs in a variety of form factors and interfaces (i.e. PCIe, SAS and SATA) to address a wide range of client and enterprise applications. Having developed firmware and controller platforms, to virtualization and endurance extending technologies, the company delivers vertically integrated solutions enabling transformational approaches to how digital data is captured, stored, accessed, analyzed and leveraged by customers. For more information, please visit: www.ocztechnology.com.