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

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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 89.95 2.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 99.99 2.56
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 99.99 2.40
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 207.99 2.31
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 224.99 2.28
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.76 2.19
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 109.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 110.00 2.18
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 229.00 2.10
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC480GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 234.72 2.04
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 117.72 2.04
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 134.29 1.91
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 129.99 1.85
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 135.30 1.77
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 274.99 1.75
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 139.99 1.71
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 149.99 1.71
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 3 149.99 1.60
PNY Prevail SSD9SC480GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 300.79 1.60
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 162.49 1.48
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 168.01 1.43
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 170.00 1.41
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 343.91 1.40
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 176.99 1.36
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 364.33 1.32
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 182.99 1.31
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 5 399.99 1.28
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW480A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 379.99 1.26
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 191.09 1.26
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-512M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 768 512 5 409.18 1.25
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 292.87 1.23
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 209.99 1.22
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 198.39 1.21
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-512G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 430.00 1.19
Transcend SSD720 TS512GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 452.08 1.13
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW600G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 600 3 535.00 1.12
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 269.00 1.12
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 239.99 1.07
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 229.19 1.05
Crucial M4 CT512M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 489.99 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
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 239.99 1.00
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 275.15 0.93
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 275.00 0.87
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 302.89 0.85
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 302.92 0.79
Intel DC S3700 Series SSDSC2BA400G301 SATA 6 Gb/s 400 519.99 0.77
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 331.40 0.72
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 449.99 0.67
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 459.99 0.65
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 429.95 0.60
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH250A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 250 3 429.99 0.58
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 449.99 0.57
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 429.99 0.56
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 449.99 0.53
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 457.12 0.53
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX250G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 250 2 499.99 0.50
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N240GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 494.59 0.49
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 529.00 0.48
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

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2014-05-26 $213.60 -1.90
2014-05-21 $215.50 +40.00
2014-05-15 $175.50 -122.10

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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