Lets take this from the top, shall we ?
Please specify your systems specs(the system in which your SSD was residing in).
is the culprit drive and here
is just one account of many
. To be honest the OCZ SSD's of that era were horrendous and were what drove that brand to the ground(or perhaps under that even). If you didn't know OCZ was later bought out by Toshiba and they have made quite a mark in the industry with highly reliable SSD's. The drive you have is EOL which is short for End of Line/Life.
Wow, at the time it had great reviews, of course that was entirely based on performance and not longevity. So you think the timing of this problem happening when I got an external raid is probably conincidental?
Here is the rest of the system:
ASUS Rampage IV Extreme LGA 2011 Intel X79 (it looks like the reviews for this have went down a lot too)
EVGA 04G-P4-3687-KR GeForce GTX 680 FTW+
G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 32GB (4 x 8GB)
some old HDs for storage
The day before I added TWO WD 8TB My Book Duo External RAID Storage
Since my last post I purchased an external enclosure to connect the drive to my other computer via usb3. It is a windows 7 machine as well. The usual popup about installing drivers happend and it said "successful" but then the drive did not show up under "computer". I had a drive die about 10 years ago and I had to run several programs and waste a lot of time but I recovered about 80% of data. From what I'm reading about SSDs I dont even know if there is anything to try. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.