OCZ SSD Vertex 3 120GB SATA600

  • OCZ SSD Vertex 3 120GB SATA600
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Based on 5 scores, 9 reviews available
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    4
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Pros:

  • The OCZ Vertex 3 solid-state drive supports SATA 6Gbps and offers very fast performance and up to 480GB of storage. The 2.5-inch internal drive comes with a mounting accessory to fit in desktop computers' drive bays, and is comparatively affordable.
  • Delivers nearly 60K IOMeter IOPS performance, Outstanding 555/532 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, T

Cons:

  • The OCZ Vertex 3 SSD is significantly more expensive than traditional hard drives, particularly the 480GB-capacity model, and takes a long time to format.
  • Some manufacturers offer fiveyear warranty

Expert reviews and ratings

By IT Reviews on 100

OCZ proves once again that it is a pioneering force in the SSD industry. The Vertex 3 is 50 per cent faster than the previous generation of drives, and sets the new standard against which all future products will be compared....

By Legit Reviews on

Back in February, we had our first look at the OCZ Vertex 3 drive featuring the newest rendition of the SandForce SF-2200 controllers. While only a beta drive, it put up some impressive numbers as well as being one of the few SATA 6Gbps consumer...

By ITShootOut on 95

Easily the fastest SSD we have ever tested, and more than worthy of your hard earned cash. With blazing speeds in both sequential and real-world tests the OCZ Vertex 3 sets a new benchmark in solid state performance. Until other manufacturers jump on...

By cnet on 80

With excellent performance, the OCZ Vertex 3 SSD makes an ideal internal storage drive for laptops and desktop computers, especially those that support the 6Gbps SATA standard. Its hefty price tag will make most consumers think twice,...

By AnandTech on

SandForce was first to announce and preview its 2011 SSD controller technology. We first talked about the controller late last year, got a sneak peak at its performance this year at CES and then just a couple of months ago brought you a performance...

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...

International Review By PC-Experience on

Berücksichtigen wir die synthetischen Benchmarks als erste Messlatte und die realen Praxis-Messungen im Besonderen, liegt die Vertex 3 von OCZ ganz klar vor allen anderen derzeit verfügbaren SSDs, sofern die Daten gut komprimierbar sind. Dabei...

International Review By IDG.no on 100

Man kan også merke seg at SSD-er basert på forrige generasjon Sandforce-kontroller, for eksempel OCZ Vertex 2 eller Corsair Force, også kan være et godt kjøp hvis prisen er den rette – det vil si mer på linje...

International Review By Hardware France on

Sur les Vertex 3, de l’espace Flash est utilisé pour le wear leveling, les optimisations internes et la technologie RAISE de SandForce qui a pour but d'éviter la perte de données en cas de défaillance d'une partie de...