OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G (120 GB)

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Item 591: OCZ Apex Series 120GB OCZSSD2-1APX120G
BrandOCZ
FamilyApex Series
PartOCZSSD2-1APX120G
Size120 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty2 year
OCZSSD2-1APX120G Reviews4 (avg: 4.5/5)
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 92.95 2.75
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 89.99 2.67
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 99.99 2.56
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 50.99 2.51
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX250G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 250 2 99.95 2.50
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 102.95 2.33
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 104.00 2.31
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 225.99 2.27
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 114.99 2.23
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 54.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 222.00 2.16
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 224.51 2.14
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 59.99 2.13
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 5 239.99 2.13
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 114.95 2.09
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 115.72 2.07
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 124.99 2.05
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC480GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 247.98 1.94
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 62.00 1.94
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 124.75 1.92
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 254.74 1.88
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 136.99 1.87
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 129.99 1.85
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 279.99 1.71
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 74.99 1.71
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 142.00 1.69
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 71.99 1.67
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 306.35 1.57
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR120GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 76.99 1.56
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 82.88 1.45
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 83.22 1.44
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 178.32 1.44
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 171.97 1.40
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 115.00 1.39
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 87.74 1.37
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 94.52 1.35
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 179.00 1.34
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 92.52 1.30
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 186.26 1.29
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW480A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 372.97 1.29
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 199.99 1.28
Crucial M4 CT512M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 399.99 1.28
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 99.99 1.20
Patriot Pyro PP120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 99.99 1.20
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 155.67 1.16
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 111.81 1.14
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Transcend SSD720 TS512GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 451.05 1.14
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 269.00 1.12
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 107.78 1.11
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 233.28 1.10
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 111.81 1.07
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-512M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 768 512 5 480.00 1.07
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 246.67 1.04
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-360G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 349.99 1.03
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 236.03 1.02
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 237.80 1.01
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 124.99 0.96
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-128M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 5 141.00 0.91
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 132.90 0.90
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 339.99 0.88
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 137.49 0.87
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
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 299.99 0.85
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 291.90 0.82
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 195.00 0.82
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 294.06 0.82
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.00 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 299.00 0.80
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 448.83 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.85 0.80
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2C1 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 199.99 0.80
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 302.74 0.79
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 162.25 0.79
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 229.99 0.78
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 230.65 0.78
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 170.00 0.75
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 159.95 0.75
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 171.04 0.75
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 241.23 0.75
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 161.66 0.74
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 406.12 0.74
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 179.95 0.71
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 229.89 0.70
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW160G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 229.99 0.70
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 172.97 0.69
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 186.80 0.69
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM56GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 377.79 0.68
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 177.39 0.68
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 189.99 0.67
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 363.96 0.66
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 184.66 0.65
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 370.10 0.65
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 199.00 0.64
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.00 0.60
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 299.99 0.60
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 429.95 0.60
Intel DC S3700 Series SSDSC2BA200G301 SATA 6 Gb/s 200 342.39 0.58
Kingston SSDNow V+100 SVP100S2/256G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 450.73 0.57
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/256G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 3 455.31 0.56
Micron RealSSD p400e MTFDDAK200MAR-1K1AA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 200 358.00 0.56
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 429.99 0.56
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 228.45 0.53
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 249.00 0.51
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 234.01 0.51
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 247.18 0.49
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 249.82 0.48
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2CCA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 268.59 0.48
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 253.91 0.47
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-128D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 2 277.91 0.46
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 264.59 0.45
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 299.00 0.43
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/128G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 3 299.99 0.43
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTX200G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 200 3 469.99 0.43
Corsair Neutron Series CSSD-N120GB3-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 282.59 0.42
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 305.66 0.42
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 314.90 0.41
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 300.00 0.40
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 300.59 0.40
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 305.63 0.39
Corsair Performance Pro Series CSSD-P128GBP-BK Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 328.34 0.39
Patriot Wildfire PW120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 329.95 0.36
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 364.68 0.35
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 370.90 0.35
OCZ Vertex 3 Low Profile 7mm Series VTX3LP-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 349.99 0.34
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Patriot Torqx M28 Series PTX128GS25SSDR SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 10 402.60 0.32
Corsair Reactor Series CSSD-R120GB2-BRKT JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 120 2 380.99 0.31
OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G SATA 3 Gb/s 120 2 400.67 0.30
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 413.10 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 3 574.20 0.21

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-03-24 $400.67 -35.45
2015-03-19 $436.12 +4.82
2015-03-12 $431.30 +15.94
2015-02-26 $415.36 -9.59
2015-02-12 $424.95 +13.70
2015-01-29 $411.25 -3.34
2015-01-20 $414.59 +18.35
2015-01-06 $396.24 -32.89
2015-01-01 $429.13 +32.19
2014-12-31 $396.94 -32.19

Manufacturer's Specs

Performance
Readup to 230 MB/sec
Writeup to 160 MB/sec
Seek:<.2-.3ms
Reliability
MTBF1.5 million hours
Warranty2 year

OCZ OCZSSD2-1APX120G Reviews & Benchmarks

Hot Hardware - OCZ Apex Series 120GB SATA II SSD Approved - March 12, 2009
Benchmark Reviews - OCZ Apex 120GB SSD (9/10) Golden Tachometer Award - Jan. 28, 2009
CD Freaks - OCZ Technology Apex Series SSD review (4.5/5) Editor's Choice - Jan. 2, 2009

Other OCZ Apex Series Reviews & Benchmarks

PC Perspective - OCZ Apex Series 250GB Solid State Drive Review - Jan. 27, 2009

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