OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G (120 GB)

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Item 1602: OCZ Vertex Series 120GB OCZSSD2-1VTX120G
BrandOCZ
FamilyVertex Series
PartOCZSSD2-1VTX120G
Size120 GB
Cache64 MB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
ControllerIndilinx Barefoot
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Warranty2 year
OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Reviews13 (avg: 4.7/5)
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 89.95 2.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 104.99 2.44
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 99.99 2.40
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 54.95 2.33
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 107.00 2.24
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 114.99 2.23
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 112.95 2.12
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 112.99 2.12
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 129.97 1.97
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 122.09 1.97
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 124.99 1.92
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 67.00 1.91
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 65.00 1.85
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 66.00 1.82
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 67.99 1.76
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 139.99 1.71
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 139.99 1.71
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 145.00 1.66
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 72.99 1.64
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 77.00 1.56
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 87.23 1.47
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 87.99 1.45
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 86.49 1.39
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 87.33 1.37
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 94.52 1.35
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 88.99 1.35
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR120GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.95 1.33
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 119.99 1.33
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 90.99 1.32
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 91.98 1.30
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 105.85 1.21
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 148.99 1.21
Patriot Pyro PP120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 99.99 1.20
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 109.36 1.10
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 112.78 1.06
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 113.29 1.06
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 117.61 1.02
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 127.77 1.00
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 132.66 0.90
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 132.76 0.90
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 136.41 0.88
Corsair Legacy Series CMFSSD-128GBG1D SATA 3 Gb/s 128 149.00 0.86
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 142.76 0.84
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 149.99 0.80
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 153.18 0.78
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 159.00 0.75
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 159.95 0.75
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 172.37 0.70
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 182.38 0.66
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 186.97 0.64
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.00 0.60
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 207.39 0.58
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 235.83 0.51
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 257.58 0.47
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 264.59 0.45
Corsair Neutron Series CSSD-N120GB3-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 282.59 0.42
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 300.59 0.40
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 309.59 0.39
Patriot Wildfire PW120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 329.95 0.36
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 333.47 0.36
OCZ Vertex 3 Low Profile 7mm Series VTX3LP-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 349.99 0.34
Corsair Reactor Series CSSD-R120GB2-BRKT JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 120 2 380.99 0.31
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 399.99 0.30
OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G SATA 3 Gb/s 120 2 414.59 0.29
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 453.59 0.26
OCZ Solid 2 Series OCZSSD2-2SLD120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 610.42 0.20

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-01-16 $132.76 -32.24
2015-01-10 $165.00 -2.60
2015-01-08 $167.60 +0.01
2015-01-08 $167.59 -0.01
2014-12-25 $167.60 -62.39
2014-12-21 $229.99 +6.62
2014-12-21 $223.37 +20.13
2014-12-21 $203.24 +35.64
2014-11-10 $167.60 +0.02
2014-11-10 $167.58 -0.02

Manufacturer's Specs

Performance
Seek Time< 0.1sec
ReadUp to 250 MB/s
WriteUp to 180MB/s
Sustained WriteUp to 100MB/s
Power
Stand by0.5W
Normal2W
Reliability
Warranty2 year
MTBF1.5 million hours

OCZ OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Spring 2010 Solid State Drive Roundup, Part 1 - April 7, 2010
Hot Hardware - 4-Way SSD Round-Up Redux: OCZ, Corsair, PhotoFast - Sept. 1, 2009
Benchmark Reviews - OCZ Vertex RAID-0 Performance (9/10) Golden Tachometer Award - April 2, 2009
CD Freaks - OCZ Technology Vertex Series 120GB SSD Review (5/5) Editor's Choice - Feb. 26, 2009
Benchmark Reviews - OCZ Vertex 120GB SATA SSD OCZSSD2-1VTX120G (9/10) - Feb. 19, 2009

Other OCZ Vertex Series Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: August 2011 - Aug. 26, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: July 2011 - July 18, 2011
Phoronix - OCZ Vertex SATA 2.0 60GB SSD - May 22, 2009

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