OCZ Vertex 4 Series SATA600

  • OCZ Vertex 4 Series SATA600
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The OCZ Vertex 4 Series 64GB model packs read and write speeds of 460MB/s and 220MB/s. The 128GB version is much faster with 550MB/s reads and 420MB/s writes. The 256GB and 512GB models feature the same 550MB/s reads, but writes are boosted to 465MB/s and 475MB/s, respectively.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on -

Budget SSD Roundup: The Best SSD for Less Than $100: The OCZ Vertex 4 128GB gives a very consistent performance and lower cost per gigabyte. It should be at the top of any shopping list with a $100 SSD budget.

By TechSpot on 95

It seems like the Vertex 4's superior performance easily negates its relatively small price premium, which makes it easy to recommend for anyone seeking a high-performance SSD. In fact, we think it deserves our "Outstanding!" award.

By micromart.co.uk on 60

OCZ might be pushing its Vector and its home-made controller, as its current enthusiast drive of choice, but that doesn't mean its older products are worth overlooking. The Vertex 4, with its powerful specification, is at the front of the queue.It's...

By LanOC Reviews on -

When it comes to SSD's it can be extremely confusing for all but the most knowledgeable enthusiasts. Back in the day people would look at a hard drive read and write speeds and from there you had a good idea of how it would perform. Hell, for that...

By uk.hardware.info on -

In June, 2012 we published a large group test of SSDs with capacities of 120/128 GB and 240/256 GB . Those are still the most popular sizes, judging from what people search for on Hardware.Info. The world of SSDs didn't stand still, and since then a...

By PC Advisor on 80

The OCZ Vertex 4 is a fast SSD with a strong price/performance ratio. It also has 16GB more capacity than much of the competition. Unfortunately in our tests it was relatively slow when reading our collection of small files and folders. It also comes...

By Computer Shopper on 80

It's a bit pricier than other SSDs of its capacity we've tested in 2012, and its thickness will keep it out of many thin laptops, but the Vertex 4 blazed through our benchmark tests, making it a great option for power users....

By Good Gear Guide on 80

OCZ’s premium solid-state drive would make an excellent upgrade for any notebook or PC running a spinning-disk hard drive. Super-fast flash storage and a carefully designed controller makes for a drive that’s a great performer for both reads and...

By Hardware Secrets on -

We can see from our tests that the OCZ Vertex 4 and Kingston HyperX 3K have strengths and weaknesses in different areas. This makes it quite difficult to make clear-cut judgments about which one performs best.The differences in performance between the...

By CNET Australia on 85

OCZ's Everest 2 controller is clearly paying dividends with the Vertex 4 — this is an excellent drive...

By VR-Zone on 85

OCZ is a renowned manufacturer of high performance memory-related products, including solid state drives. Ever since the company acquired Indilinx, a designer of SSD platforms and controllers, they converted most of their available products to...

By MadShrimps on -

The new Vertex 4 SSDs from OCZ incorporate the Indilinx Everest 2 controller, unlike the second and third iterations from the past; the new controller comes with features like Auto-Encryption, AES-256 support, Ndurance 2.0 Technology for reduced...

By custompcreview.com on -

Since reviews for each SSD tested today is already available, this article is more simply about RAID 0 performance testing rather than a full fledged review, so I'll only be sharing some general thoughts on SSD RAID 0 configurations along with a little...

By HardOCP on -

Today we review the fourth version of the venerable OCZ Vertex Series of SSDs. The OCZ Vertex 4 brings the significant step of utilizing OCZ proprietary firmware as a step towards OCZs goal of developing its own SSD controllers.The original OCZ...

By TechRadar on 70

The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. The divine benevolence in question is the belated and very much awaited arrival of TRIM support when operating SSDs in RAID arrays. It's been a serious bone of contention for solid-state RAID because it's just...

By techradar.com/au/ on 70

The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. The divine benevolence in question is the belated and very much awaited arrival of TRIM support when operating SSDs in RAID arrays. It's been a serious bone of contention for solid-state RAID because it's just...

By InsideHW on -

After the first generation of the SandForce controller, the successor was hotly anticipated. Although the data compression principle was a bit controversial at first, the second generation of SandForce controller logic launched an industry-wide trend...

By APH Networks on -

A while ago, there was a Hong Kong serial drama called "Links to Temptation". Frankly, it has one of the worst storylines I have ever seen. It begins with a barrister who travels to Macau with his family, and encounters a pole dancer of whom he falls...

By HotHardware on -

To put it succinctly, the 128GB Vertex 4 delivered somewhat of a mixed bag of performance results. In some tests it bested the field, while in others it couldn't keep pace. Like the previous Vertex 4s, the 128GB version didn’t do very well in SANDRA,...

By Chip Chick on -

If you're in the market for a computer upgrade, it's hard to not highly recommend the OCZ Vertex 4. Even if you have an old SATA-II computer like us, it still offers a gigantic improvement over any other drive we've used/tested. The real-life...