OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G (240 GB)

vs Comparable 2.5" SATA Solid State Drives
Item 6286: OCZ Vertex 3 240GB VTX3-25SAT3-240G
BrandOCZ
FamilyVertex 3
PartVTX3-25SAT3-240G
Size240 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 years limited
VTX3-25SAT3-240G Reviews18 (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 92.95 2.75
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 89.00 2.70
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 99.99 2.56
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 103.00 2.33
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 109.99 2.33
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 107.27 2.24
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 222.00 2.16
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 5 239.99 2.13
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 225.00 2.13
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 114.45 2.10
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 124.99 2.05
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.50 2.01
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 121.95 1.97
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 264.00 1.94
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 126.00 1.90
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 136.99 1.87
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 257.99 1.86
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 138.00 1.74
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 276.37 1.74
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 278.99 1.72
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 145.99 1.64
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 149.99 1.60
Crucial M4 CT512M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 349.95 1.46
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 166.99 1.44
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 168.65 1.42
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW480A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 357.99 1.34
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 199.99 1.28
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 239.79 1.25
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 247.13 1.21
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 233.17 1.10
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 222.83 1.08
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
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX250G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 250 2 243.74 1.03
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 236.83 1.01
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 252.36 0.95
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 315.95 0.95
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 258.00 0.93
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 281.96 0.91
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.00 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.85 0.80
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 363.96 0.66
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 394.22 0.61
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 429.88 0.56
Corsair Neutron Series CSSD-N240GB3-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 451.59 0.53
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 478.66 0.50
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 490.51 0.49
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N240GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 494.59 0.49
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 506.59 0.47
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 561.59 0.43
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 594.69 0.40
Patriot Wildfire PW240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 824.82 0.29

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-04-27 $299.00 -150.99
2015-04-27 $449.99 +150.99
2015-02-19 $299.00 -150.99
2014-12-06 $449.99 +65.00
2014-11-05 $384.99 -65.00
2014-11-02 $449.99 +65.00
2014-09-15 $384.99 +175.43
2014-08-02 $209.56 +1.83
2014-07-25 $207.73 -5.42
2014-06-06 $213.15 -0.45

Manufacturer's Specs

General
TRIMYes
FlashMLC NAND
Performance
Max Readup to 550 MB/s
Max Writeup to 520 MB/s
4K Random Read40,000 IOPS
4K Random Write60,000 IOPS
Seek0.1 ms
Power
Idle1.65 W
Active3 W
Reliability
Warranty3 year
MTBF2 million hours

OCZ VTX3-25SAT3-240G Reviews & Benchmarks

PCStats - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD VTX3-25SAT3-240G Review Recommended Product - Nov. 16, 2012
TestFreaks - Review of OCZ VERTEX 3 240GB SATA III 2.5" SSD (10/10) Editor's Choice - March 22, 2012
hardCOREware - OCZ Vertex 3 Review Recommended - Feb. 20, 2012
XSReviews - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD - Nov. 1, 2011
eTeknix - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Solid State Drive Review Platinum Award - Oct. 13, 2011
techPowerUp - OCZ Vertex 3 240 GB Review (9.2/10) Editor's Choice - Aug. 31, 2011
Phoronix - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD (Running A SATA 3.0 SSD On Linux) Review (9/10) Editor's Choice - Aug. 30, 2011
Bjorn3D - OCZ Vertex 3 (9.5/10) Golden Bear Award - July 11, 2011
Overclockers Club - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Review OCC Gold - June 20, 2011
OCAHOLIC - OCZ Vertex 3 240 GByte (5/5) - May 31, 2011
TweakTown - OCZ Technology Vertex 3 240GB Retail Solid State Drive Review (88/100) Must Have / Best Performance Award - May 23, 2011
AnandTech - OCZ Vertex 3 (240GB) Review - May 6, 2011
KitGuru - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Review Must Have - April 20, 2011
TechSpot - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD Review Outstanding! - April 14, 2011
Benchmark Reviews - OCZ Vertex 3 SandForce SF-2281 SSD (9/10) Golden Tachometer Award - April 5, 2011
HEXUS - OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD review (4.5/5) Performance Award - March 30, 2011

Other OCZ Vertex 3 Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: February 2012 - Feb. 28, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: January 2012 - Jan. 24, 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 - May 5, 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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