OCZ Vertex 3 update adds 20nm NAND, lowers I/O performance?

By Rick
Feb 20, 2013
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  1. OCZ's Vertex 3 SSD line-up is about to receive a minor hardware update, a company press release indicates. It appears OCZ's upcoming Vertex 3.20 drives are essentially the same as their predecessors, but will feature a NAND (memory) die-shrink from...

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  2. treeski

    treeski TechSpot Guru Posts: 867   +128

    Cheaper manufacturing costs and reduced performance = cheaper price, right? RIGHT?!
    ghasmanjr and Darth Shiv like this.
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,773   +1,428

    One could only hope!!! :)
  4. ghasmanjr

    ghasmanjr TechSpot Booster Posts: 363   +86

    That would only make sense, so my guess is no. Haha
  5. I don't know why they even produce those things unless they are aimed at some OEM computers with a bunch of office workers. The vector is the SSD enthusiasts are buying and recommending to their friends.
  6. uJonesing

    uJonesing Newcomer, in training

    Any "enthusiast" who recommends an OCZ SSD to their friends isn't a friend. Hell, at my local nerd shop they always have some OCZ SSD on display and the floorguys routinely steer people away from it.
  7. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,773   +1,428

    I am either not an enthusiast or no friend of yours. I currently have an OCZ Agility III and have had no issues that I'm aware of. I have absolutely no problem recommending OCZ products to anyone, friend or enemy.

    Maybe its the word enthusiast that I have a problem with in your statement. PC enthusiast still have differences in opinion even though they are better educated on PC topics. These opinions shouldn't weigh heavy on basis for friendship.


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