OCZ Vertex 3.20 Series SATA600
Decently performing 20nm SSD from a long pedigree.
Outstanding 550/520 MBps read/write speed with ATTO.
TCG OPAL security with 256bit AES encryption.
SandForce SF2281 processor supports TRIM, SMART, and RAISE.
DuraWrite technology extends NAND lifetime.
3 Year OCZ product warranty support.
Sandforce 2281 controller is becoming outclassed by newer gen Indilinx and Samsung parts.
Performance not competitive (as compared with Intel SSD 335).
Some manufacturers offer five year warranty.
Better performance available from 240GB version.
By eTeknix on July 06, 2013
When it comes to SSD line-ups, its safe to say that OCZ has got virtually every inch of ground covered with budget, performance and all round value drives with the Octane, Vertex 3 & 4 and recently the Vector series of drives. At the same time of...-
By APH Networks on June 14, 2013
Sometimes, us engineers have the best logic in the world. One time, in the office, I heard my coworker say, "If I leave a minute late every day for the next sixty days, then I can leave an hour early today." Another time, I was reading the newspaper,...-
By Hi Tech Legion on June 06, 2013
The Vertex is perhaps the most popular recognizable name in SSDs so it isn't a surprise that OCZ has opted to fill their new mainstream line with 20nm NAND Vertex 3's instead of the Agility 4 drives released last year. OCZ has been streamlining...-
By Hardware Canucks on June 05, 2013
OCZs approach to SSDs used to be one of flooding the market with a dizzying number of drives in an effort to hit as many price points as possible. As the company has quickly evolved over the last year or so to better meet their investors...-
By uk.hardware.info on May 29, 2013
The time is ripe for LSI to introduced a follow-up to the SandForce SF-2281. The champion of yesteryear can no longer compete with today's fastest SSDs, such as the Samsung 840 Pro or OCZ's own Vector. SandForce SF-2281 has been demoted to...-
By MadShrimps on May 27, 2013
With the new Vertex 3.20 SSDs, OCZ has introduced 20nm NAND Flash memory and in the same time it has used the proven SandForce SF-2281 controller, which comes with a more mature firmware. As we know, SandForce controllers use some NAND space for...-
By X-bit Labs on May 27, 2013
Of course, SSD makers do not aspire to reach any performance heights by introducing new products with the LSI SF-2281 controller, especially OCZ. This company has long been using its own controllers for its flagship SSDs. The SandForce is currently...-
By Techgage on May 27, 2013
As enjoyable or impressive as the most powerful SSDs can be, the reality is that any modern budget SSD has reached the point where it is more than fast enough to deliver considerable performance gains over hard disk drives, even including 10,000 RPM...-
By OverClock Intelligence Agency on May 15, 2013
OCZ has shown that the venerable Vertex line still has some life left in it after all despite the Vector taking the performance crown earlier this year. As we mentioned in the intro, the key difference between this drive and the original is the move...-
By Guru of 3D on May 09, 2013
SSDs have reached a cycle where they slowly bump into the limitations of the SATA3 interface. That means that the more affordable SSDs slowly but steadily get closer to that limitation as well. The Vertex 3.20 is priced aggressively and it offers read...-