Available in 60GB, 120GB and 240GB capacities.
Excellent sequential read and write speeds.
SATA 6Gb/s interface.
Synchronous NAND flash.
Supports TRIM, SMART and NCQ.
Includes a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter bracket.
3 years warranty.
Not as fast when writing incompressible data.
240GB version is still pricey.
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By NotebookReview on July 14, 2012
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By Destructoid on September 28, 2011
A lot of people have been asking whether solid-state drives (SSD) are up to par, if they're worth your money when compared to a traditional hard disk drive (HDD). Some critics will even go as far as saying that an SSD is the most significant...-
By CDRLabs on September 21, 2011
OCZ's 120GB Vertex 3 is an excellent choice for anyone looking to put a high-performance SSD in their desktop or laptop. Thanks to its SandForce SF-2281 controller and SATA 6Gb/s interface, the drive performed very well in our sequential read and writ90
By PC Mag on September 19, 2011
A 120GB solid-state drive (SSD) with up to 500 MB/s read speeds, the OCZ Solid 3 ($229.99 list) comes in a 2.5-inch form factor and offers 450MB/s read speeds among other features. This OCZ SSD comes with a 6Gbps SATA connection, offers low power...-
By Technoyard on August 05, 2011
The benchmarks speak for themselves; the OCZ Agility 3 SSD drive is truly one solid performer. The Agility 3 has certainly come a long way since OCZ introduced the Agility 2 series. Thanks to the Sandforce SF-2281 controller we can now reap the...98
By StorageReview on July 01, 2011
The OCZ Solid 3 hits two points that we always like to see in a product; low price and strong performance. With a street price of $120 and $220 for the 60GB and 120GB OCZ Solid 3 SSDs, there's a lot to like based on price tag alone. Performance is lim90