OCZ Vector 150 SSD Review: Little has changed in a year

By Jos
Nov 7, 2013
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  1. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Guru Posts: 1,250   +257

    Page 4 says higher is better but I thought the less seconds waiting was better o.O or am I missing something that normal hard drives are better?
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,402   +1,901

    And you are correct.
  3. lipe123

    lipe123 TS Guru Posts: 539   +114

    Damn everyone beat me to the page 4 thing haha.

    Another thought though; its really strange that in all the synthetic benchmarks the new vector 150 does very well, much better than the 840 evo in a lot of them. In the real world tests it did.. average though.

    Shows how you cannot really trust the synthetic benchmarks.
  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,223   +953

    I really think OCZ has lost its way. Once the pioneers of SSDs, now the runner up.
  5. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Enthusiast Posts: 275   +64

    MSRP is always higher. We will see the real price when it hits online stores.
  6. ghasmanjr

    ghasmanjr TS Booster Posts: 363   +86

    MSRP is always higher? I can tell you haven't been shopping for an R9 290x
  7. As an OCZ drive owner and a stock owner, I wonder: what happens to that 5 year warranty when the company goes bankrupt sometime this year?
  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 7,402   +1,901


    Is that a projection or do you know something I don't?
  9. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder TS Evangelist Posts: 2,379   +574

    I have a OCZ Vertex 3 120gb and a Samsung 840 Pro 512. The Samsung is in my desktop and the OCZ is in my laptop, both perform very well and I used to think OCZ was the best. In my book though, I would take a samsung anyday at this point, the price to performance and the just solid feeling (no pun intended) of the drives in action feels the best. I wish OCZ could really make some more strides forward again.

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