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/$)
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.29 2.06
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 119.99 2.00
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 64.99 1.97
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 65.49 1.95
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 125.99 1.90
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 139.99 1.83
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 142.95 1.79
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 135.65 1.77
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 74.29 1.72
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 69.99 1.71
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 139.99 1.71
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGT200G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 200 3 117.99 1.70
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 153.99 1.66
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 144.99 1.66
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 146.32 1.64
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 159.95 1.60
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 74.99 1.60
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 74.99 1.60
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 75.99 1.58
OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE180G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 180 3 117.99 1.53
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 165.88 1.45
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 167.98 1.43
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 179.45 1.43
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 89.99 1.42
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 94.99 1.35
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.99 1.33
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.99 1.33
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.99 1.33
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR180GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 134.99 1.33
SanDisk Ultra SDSSDH-120G-G25 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 90.00 1.33
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 182.49 1.32
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 99.70 1.28
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 94.99 1.26
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 145.99 1.23
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 104.99 1.22
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 108.33 1.18
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 106.88 1.12
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR120GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 107.95 1.11
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 108.62 1.10
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 165.00 1.09
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 157.40 1.02
Kingston SSDNow V+200 KW-S2120-4B SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 119.99 1.00
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 160.21 1.00
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 122.32 0.98
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 124.99 0.96
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 127.00 0.94
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 135.81 0.94
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 130.00 0.92
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 132.70 0.90
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 146.40 0.87
Corsair Reactor Series CSSD-R120GB2-BRKT JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 120 2 139.99 0.86
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 141.59 0.85
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S37A/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 152.00 0.84
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 142.99 0.84
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 169.95 0.75
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 161.00 0.75
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 164.99 0.73
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 165.99 0.72
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 167.60 0.72
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB Indilinx Barefoot 2 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 120 3 179.99 0.67
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 199.95 0.64
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.95 0.60
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 202.60 0.59
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 202.70 0.59
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 226.45 0.53
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 229.90 0.52
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 237.70 0.50
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 240.05 0.50
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 259.00 0.46
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 259.90 0.46
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 259.95 0.46
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 299.00 0.40
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 320.49 0.37
Patriot Wildfire PW120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 329.95 0.36
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 349.95 0.34
OCZ Vertex 3 Low Profile 7mm Series VTX3LP-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 349.99 0.34
OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G SATA 3 Gb/s 120 2 396.67 0.30
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 447.99 0.27

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-04-18 $167.60 +38.90
2012-10-02 $128.70 -46.80
2012-09-20 $175.50 -57.75
2012-01-29 $233.25 +88.25
2012-01-29 $145.00 -88.25
2012-01-29 $233.25 +4.20
2012-01-28 $229.05 +84.05
2012-01-28 $145.00 -84.05
2012-01-15 $229.05 +79.05
2012-01-15 $150.00 -79.05

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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