OCZ Vector SSD

  • OCZ Vector SSD
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Based on 57 scores, 126 reviews available
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    41
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    13
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The OCZ Vector 256GB SSD model packs read and write speeds of 550MB/s and 530MB/s. All Vector models are loaded with 25nm IMFT NAND synchronous flash memory. The Vector SSD series is rated to deliver 20GB of writes per day for 5 years, which equates to a total of 36.5TB’s of written data. OCZ also provides a full 5-year warranty.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 90

What we can say with absolute certainty is that in terms of performance the Vector is a worthy successor to the Vertex 4 series. The Vector was on average 27% faster in our file copy tests and is set to cost a little over 10% more...

By uk.hardware.info on

Unless you're sporting really old hardware, an SSD is the best sure-fire way to boost the performance of your desktop or laptop computer. There is so much choice now it's difficult to know whether there is a significant difference between various SSDs...

By Tech ARP on

The OCZ Vector solid state drive represents a number of firsts for OCZ Technology. It is the first SSD that OCZ developed after purchasing Indilinx and the first to feature the Indilinx Barefoot 3 SSD controller. It is also the first SSD to feature...

By Kitguru.net on 90

Late last year we took a look at the 256GB Vector drive from OCZ and it walked away with one of our highest ever scores. It may have been an expensive drive, but in regards to performance there really was nothing to touch it at the time. 8 months...

By LanOC Reviews on

When the OC Vector came in, I was excited to see an SSD that seemed to break from the mold from OCZ. But honestly, I was focusing more on the drives aesthetics than anything. When I opened up the Vector I saw that this is really the heart of this drive...

By tbreak.ae on 80

The OCZ Vector does perform really well, with the highest PCMark 7 test recorded to date form a consumer level SSD. Throughout our tests the OCZ Vector remained stable and fast, posting the same numbers even when it was over 50% full with data. The fact...

By CDRLabs on

OCZ has knocked another one out of the park with its new Vector Series SSD. Powered by the company's own Indilinx-infused Barefoot 3 controller, the Vector combines synchronous MLC NAND with a massive cache to deliver some of the best all around...

By Fudzilla on

We managed to get our hands on OCZ's current SSD flagship, the Vector and pit it against Corsair's top offer in a clash of titans. Since it launched late last year, the OCZ Vector has been getting nothing but words of praise, mostly thanks to the...

By NotebookCheck on

The OCZ Vector is OCZ's first 'premium' SSD with its own controller (software and hardware). The performance measurements in our test system speak for themselves and are, on average, at the same level as the Samsung SSD 840 Pro. The Vector makes an...

By VR-Zone on 95

OCZ is one of the biggest players in the SSD market. Having acquired a whole company which specialized on the research and development of SSD-specific controllers, Indilinx, OCZ declared just how serious they are about grabbing a very large piece of...

By TechRadar on 80

Our very own Jeremy Laird has already taken a look at the latest SSD offering from OCZ - the Vector , in its 256GB capacity guise - and found it to be one of the fastest 2.5-inch SSDs we've tested. It's built using OCZ's new-from-the-bottom-up...

By micromart.co.uk on 90

It's been a tumultuous couple of years for OCZ. The firm was once one of the dominant names in SSD manufacturing, but financial problems mean it's had to streamline its current range - which means that around 150 products have been mothballed.The leaner,...

By Expert Reviews on 100

OCZ’s latest impresses in every area: stunning speed, great design and excellent value...

By CDRinfo on

We have in our labs OCZ' s latest SATA solid state drive, the Vector 256GB SSD. The Vector SSD Series is featuring the company’s next-generation Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller and promises to provide exceptional input/output operations per second...

By Mac|Life on 80

The current conventional logic with solid state drives goes as follows: they're new, they're cool, they're speedy, and they're expensive — but once you go SSD, it's incredibly hard to go back. This theory is fully proven with OCZ's new Vector solid state...

By APH Networks on

In September last year, we have reviewed the OCZ Vertex 4 256GB. For those who have not read that review, or do not recall the details of it, I would highly recommend you to go through the introduction and conclusion of that article before starting...

By Computer Shopper on 80

OCZ's latest high-end drive impresses in overall performance, making it a fine choice for enthusiasts and professional content creators. Those primarily interested in fast bootups and app launches, though, may want to look to lesser-priced...

By Hi Tech Legion on

OCZ has been viewed as having a rather chequered past by more than one, gaining notoriety for having incredible performing RAM that seemed to last only days on the market before being declared EOL, and available in only the smallest of batches. The...

By PC Pro on 83

OCZ's drive isn't far behind its nearest rival, but it's a little too expensive to topple the...

By MadShrimps on

The new Vector SSD from OCZ sports the Barefoot 3 controller, which is the company’s first in-house controller. It comes in different capacity flavors, 128GB, 256 and 512GB and succeeds to wipe the floor with most other models we have tested so far,...