OCZ may have gotten caught up in glitz and glamor of owning a boutique system building business. After all, all the cool kids were doing it, including Dell (Alienware) and HP (Voodoo). Or maybe it was a case of wanting to run with the big dogs. Either way, less than three years after acquiring Hypersonic PC, OCZ has had its fill and is ready to move on.
January 2004. DirectX 9 had just shipped. SCO had begun its ultimately
futile crusade against IBM. And Hypersonic’s brightly colored Sonic
Boom, featuring Intel’s newest processor, was smacking our benchmarks