OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-120G (120 GB)

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Item 6285: OCZ Vertex 3 120GB VTX3-25SAT3-120G
BrandOCZ
FamilyVertex 3
PartVTX3-25SAT3-120G
Size120 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 years limited
VTX3-25SAT3-120G Reviews9 (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 3 109.95 2.33
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.89 2.18
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.98 2.18
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 62.99 2.03
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 68.00 1.76
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 69.89 1.72
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 76.99 1.66
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 77.98 1.64
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 75.99 1.58
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 81.96 1.56
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 79.99 1.50
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 84.99 1.41
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 84.99 1.41
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.95 1.33
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.99 1.33
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 95.99 1.25
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 103.28 1.24
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 99.00 1.21
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 104.99 1.14
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 108.37 1.11
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 110.00 1.09
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 121.18 0.99
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 122.18 0.98
OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB Indilinx Barefoot 2 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 120 3 129.99 0.92
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 137.97 0.87
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 143.35 0.84
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 147.55 0.81
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 149.99 0.80
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 159.95 0.75
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 167.60 0.72
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 174.99 0.69
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.00 0.60
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 200.00 0.60
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 221.03 0.54
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 228.01 0.53
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 229.95 0.52
SanDisk Ultra SDSSDH-120G-G25 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 234.55 0.51
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 237.70 0.50
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 299.99 0.40
Patriot Wildfire PW120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 329.95 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 2 423.34 0.28
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 435.57 0.28
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 793.55 0.15
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH120G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 6999.00 0.02

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-05-22 $89.99 -17.51
2014-05-21 $107.50 +17.51
2014-03-29 $89.99 +0.01
2014-03-27 $89.98 -0.01
2014-03-18 $89.99 -3.96
2014-02-09 $93.95 -1.00
2014-02-07 $94.95 -3.00
2014-02-05 $97.95 -51.55
2014-02-04 $149.50 -65.75
2014-02-04 $215.25 +12.53

Manufacturer's Specs

General
TRIMYes
FlashMLC NAND
Performance
Max Readup to 550 MB/s
Max Writeup to 500 MB/s
4K Random Read20,000 IOPS
4K Random Write60,000 IOPS
Seek0.1 ms
Power
Idle1.65 W
Active3 W
Reliability
Warranty3 year
MTBF2 million hours

OCZ VTX3-25SAT3-120G Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: February 2012 - Feb. 28, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: December 2011 - Dec. 29, 2011
Legit Reviews - OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD Review - June 1, 2011
TweakTown - OCZ Technology Vertex 3 120GB Retail Solid State Drive Review (93/100) Must Have / Editor's Choice Award - May 5, 2011
AnandTech - The OCZ Vertex 3 Review (120GB) - April 6, 2011

Other OCZ Vertex 3 Reviews & Benchmarks

PCStats - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD VTX3-25SAT3-240G Review - Nov. 16, 2012
TestFreaks - Review of OCZ VERTEX 3 240GB SATA III 2.5" SSD - March 22, 2012
hardCOREware - OCZ Vertex 3 Review - Feb. 20, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: January 2012 - Jan. 24, 2012
XSReviews - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD - Nov. 1, 2011
eTeknix - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Solid State Drive Review - Oct. 13, 2011
techPowerUp - OCZ Vertex 3 240 GB Review - Aug. 31, 2011
Bjorn3D - OCZ Vertex 3 - July 11, 2011
Overclockers Club - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Review - June 20, 2011
OCAHOLIC - OCZ Vertex 3 240 GByte - May 31, 2011
TweakTown - OCZ Technology Vertex 3 240GB Retail Solid State Drive Review - May 23, 2011
KitGuru - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Review - April 20, 2011
TechSpot - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD Review - April 14, 2011
Benchmark Reviews - OCZ Vertex 3 SandForce SF-2281 SSD - April 5, 2011
HEXUS - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD review - March 30, 2011
The SSD Review - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review - RAID 0 Becomes Pointless - Feb. 28, 2011
  • OCZ 240 GB Editors Choice
Tom's Hardware - OCZ's Vertex 3: Second-Generation SandForce For The Masses - Feb. 24, 2011
  • OCZ 240 GB
PureOverclock - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB - Feb. 24, 2011
  • OCZ 240 GB Editors Choice
PC Perspective - OCZ Technology Vertex 3 SandForce 2281 240GB SATA 6G SSD Review - Feb. 24, 2011
  • OCZ 240 GB
Legit Reviews - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SATA 3 6Gbps SandForce SSD Preview (SF-2281) - Feb. 24, 2011
  • OCZ 240 GB
Hot Hardware - OCZ Vertex 3 SandForce SF-2000 Based SSD Preview - Feb. 24, 2011
  • OCZ 240 GB Recommended
Guru3D - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB review - Feb. 24, 2011
  • OCZ 240 GB Top Pick

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