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/$)
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 64.99 1.85
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 65.00 1.85
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 67.99 1.76
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 68.86 1.74
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
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 79.99 1.50
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
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 92.49 1.30
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 95.49 1.26
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 99.00 1.21
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 101.00 1.19
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 101.95 1.18
Patriot Pyro PP120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 105.99 1.13
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 114.68 1.05
OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB Indilinx Barefoot 2 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 120 3 129.99 0.92
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 129.99 0.92
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 135.49 0.89
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 139.00 0.86
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 144.96 0.83
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 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
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 179.00 0.67
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 187.70 0.64
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.00 0.60
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 205.00 0.59
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 213.49 0.56
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 235.27 0.51
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 239.95 0.50
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 249.99 0.48
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 257.09 0.47
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 260.26 0.46
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
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
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 351.68 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
Corsair Force Series CSSD-F120GB2-BRKT SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 412.36 0.29
OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G SATA 3 Gb/s 120 2 423.86 0.28
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 443.41 0.27
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 453.59 0.26
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 466.31 0.26
OCZ Solid 2 Series OCZSSD2-2SLD120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 642.97 0.19
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 1125.23 0.11
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH120G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 6999.00 0.02
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 0.00

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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