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34nm NAND flash memory.
Maximum IOPS Firmware.
Desktop bracket kit.
Capacities available from 40GB to 400GB.
3.5inch form factor.
Writing speed could be further improved.
The 2.5inch version performed a little bit better.
More expensive than the 2.5inch version.
Random writes still not in Intel territory.
Not 3rdGeneration SATA6.0 compliant.
Lacks integrated USB MiniB data connection.
Some manufacturers offer five year warranty.
By TechSpot on April 30, 2010
Given what we had already seen from the previous Sandforce-based SSDs, the Vertex 2 was never going to disappoint in terms of performance. However taking into account OCZ's current pricing strategy and the sequential and IOPS (Input/Output...
By Web User on August 08, 2011
The OCZ Vertex 2E 120GB is a large-capacity SSD that is capable of holding Windows and a host of other essential programs. Its impressive write speeds make it an excellent option for file storage. It wasn’t the fastest or the cheapest drive on...
By Computeractive on July 11, 2011
As SSDs get cheaper, they become better value and at under £150 online, this upgrade will make your PC perform much better...
By PC Advisor on June 17, 2011
The OCZ Vertex 2 is a fast SATA 3Gb/s SSD, with good multitasking performance too as we noted from its ability to juggle parallel data streams without significant slowdown. Its headline sequential read/write speeds do assume you’re using easily...
By Hardware Bistro on May 25, 2011
OCZ Technology Group, a member of JEDEC, designs, develops, and manufactures ground-breaking, high performance memory and premium computer components. OCZ products are the first choice for users needing high-reliability, enthusiast-grade solutions....
By XSReviews on May 17, 2011
The OCZ Vertex was a fun product to review to get back in OCZ’s good books, but don’t think that means we’ve given it an easy ride. Sure it did well in some of the Synthetic tests, really pushing ahead in a few, but it didn’t do...
By Expert Reviews on May 08, 2011
Great performance for a reasonable price makes the Vertex 2 one of the best-value SSDs we’ve seen....
By DigitalReviews on April 29, 2011
The Vertex 2 line of SSDs from OCZ are aimed at the enthusiast market but I would want it in any business notebook. The drives come in capacities from 50GB to 480GB and feature consistent read and writes speeds of 285MB/s and 275MB/s for...
By APH Networks on April 21, 2011
A few weeks ago, my main desktop computer decided cash in on me. And before you ask, yes, as the Editor-in-Chief here at APH Networks, I do have tons of replacement components readily available on hand. The thing is, I am not about to reinstall...
By Icrontic on March 07, 2011
SSDs still aren’t ready to push hard drives out completely; capacity and price haven’t reached parity with their mechanical counterparts yet. That doesn’t mean SSDs aren’t a viable option though, especially as a boot drive with...
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