OCZ Vertex 3.20 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Review Score:
31 Flares 31 Flares ×

OCZ Technology have been at the forefront of Solid State designs now for many years. They released their Vertex 3 drives which featured the Sandforce 2281 controller back in 2011. This was a popular drive among the enthusiast audience as it offered excellent performance characteristics at a competitive price point. The Vertex 3.20 is a re-engineering of the original design, now incorporating 20nm Synchronous Multi Level Cell (MLC) NAND flash. OCZ’s goal is to deliver higher performance in 2013, while driving down the price.

The OCZ Vertex 3.20 SSD is based around the second generation LSI-Sandforce SF-2281 SATA 6Gbps controller. The Vertex 3.20 is offered in 120GB and 240GB capacities with rated speeds of 550 MB/s read and 520MB/s write.

vertex3_20nm_a2_lrg

Features

  • Based on the award-winning Vertex 3 Series, built with leading-edge NAND flash to deliver a superior user experience and improved application performance compared to hard drives.
  • Includes SandForce’s robust DuraClass™ features that work in tandem to deliver world-class SSD reliability, performance, and power efficiency.
  • DuraWrite™ architecture optimizes the number of program cycles to the flash, effectively extending flash rated endurance by 20x or more when compared to standard SSDs.
  • Advanced wear leveling and monitoring – optimized algorithms further extend flash endurance.
  • Advanced read/program disturb management – safeguards against errant re-programming of cells during read and program cycles.
  • Recycler – intelligently performs garbage collection with the least impact on flash endurance.
VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)
OCZ Vertex 3.20 120GB Solid State Drive Review, 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating
31 Flares Google+ 0 Twitter 5 Reddit 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email -- Facebook 26 31 Flares ×

Page : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

3 Comments
  • Eran
    April 9, 2013
    #1
    VA:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
    Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    good value for money drive, id prefer to get their vector as its cheap now too.

    VA:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
    Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
  • Jamie
    April 9, 2013
    #2
    VA:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
    Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Looks like a good altnerative to the Samsung 840 which is even cheaper, although ive concerns over the long term reliability of those drives.

    VA:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
    Rating: 0 (from 0 votes)
  • ASUS VivoBook S400CA-DH51T 14.1″ i5-3317U 1.7GHz 8GB 120GB SSD Windows 8 Touch Ultrabook Reviews
    April 10, 2013
    #3
    VA:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
    Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    [...] 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz RAM | Hard Drive: 120GB [...]

Leave a Reply:



 

Polls

As i51 kicks off, how often do you game on a PC?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
KitGuru Facebook
*
Latest News Latest Previews
Related Posts
Archives