OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G (128 GB)

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Item 8276: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB VTX4-25SAT3-128G
BrandOCZ
FamilyVertex 4
PartVTX4-25SAT3-128G
Size128 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerIndilinx Everest 2
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Warranty5 year
VTX4-25SAT3-128G Reviews8 (avg: 4.7/5)

As the fourth generation of the legendary Vertex family, the Vertex 4 Series pushes storage performance to the max and redefines the modern day computing experience. Vertex 4 SSDs are innovatively engineered to deliver industry-leading file transfer rates and superior system responsiveness, all while providing a more durable, reliable, and energy efficient storage solution compared to traditional hard drives. Designed to take full advantage of the SATA III interface, the Vertex 4 unleashes ultimate productivity, gaming, and multimedia applications. (ocztechnology.com)

  • Up to 550 MB/s Sequential Reads
  • Up to 85,000 Random Write IOPS
  • Up to 120,000 Maximum IOPS
  • Available in 64GB to 512GB Capacities
  • Access Latency as low as 0.02ms
  • Strong performance at lower queue depths
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
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 52.98 2.42
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 Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 60.00 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 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 65.99 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
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 138.00 1.74
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
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 143.99 1.67
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 145.99 1.64
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 101.79 1.57
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
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 98.73 1.30
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 104.07 1.23
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 107.97 1.19
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 155.83 1.16
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 233.16 1.10
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 222.83 1.08
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-180G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 188.99 0.95
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-128M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 5 141.00 0.91
Corsair Legacy Series CMFSSD-128GBG1D SATA 3 Gb/s 128 149.00 0.86
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 149.95 0.85
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 189.95 0.84
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 5 229.98 0.78
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 230.65 0.78
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW160G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 210.01 0.76
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 229.89 0.70
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 186.80 0.69
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 189.99 0.67
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 195.00 0.66
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 196.64 0.65
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 199.55 0.64
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 220.69 0.58
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2CCA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 268.59 0.48
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-128D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 2 278.65 0.46
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 299.00 0.43
Corsair Performance Pro Series CSSD-P128GBP-BK Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 302.31 0.42
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 304.08 0.42
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 314.90 0.41
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 316.59 0.40
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 340.84 0.38
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 369.25 0.35
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
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 486.01 0.26
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 506.81 0.25

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-04-23 $195.00 +96.11
2015-04-23 $98.89 -96.11
2015-04-16 $195.00 -4.99
2015-04-07 $199.99 +101.10
2015-03-13 $98.89 -2.00
2015-03-11 $100.89 -79.10
2014-12-11 $179.99 -20.00
2014-12-05 $199.99 +20.00
2014-11-06 $179.99 -15.67
2014-06-24 $195.66 -34.33

Manufacturer's Specs

Performance
Sequential Read535 MB/s
Sequential Write200 MB/s
Random 4K Read90,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write85,000 IOPS
Maximum IOPS (512 byte Random Read)120,000 IOPS
Power
Idle1.3 W
Active2.5 W

OCZ VTX4-25SAT3-128G Reviews & Benchmarks

Hot Hardware - OCZ Vertex 4 SSD Revisited: 128GB and New Firmware Approved - Sept. 6, 2012
TechREACTION - OCZ Vertex 4 128GB Silver Silicon Award - Aug. 8, 2012
X-bit labs - OCZ Vertex 4 128/256 GB and New Firmware 1.5 - July 31, 2012
TweakTown - OCZ Vertex 4 128GB Solid State Drive Review (with 1.4 R6 firmware) (94/100) Must Have ! / Editor's Choice - May 8, 2012

Other OCZ Vertex 4 Reviews & Benchmarks

Hardware Secrets - OCZ Vertex 4 256 GB Solid State Drive Review - Nov. 12, 2012
Register Hardware - OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD review - July 26, 2012
Big Bruin - OCZ Technology Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive - July 24, 2012
techPowerUp - OCZ Vertex 4 256 GB Review - July 19, 2012
ThinkComputers - OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive Review - July 16, 2012
Overclockers Club - OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Review - July 15, 2012
Real World Labs - OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD w/1.5 Performance Update - July 9, 2012
Bjorn3D - OCZ Vertex 4 256GB (VTX4-25SAT3-256G) - July 6, 2012
PureOverclock - OCZ Vertex 4 256GB - June 26, 2012
Benchmark Reviews - OCZ Vertex 4 Solild State Drive - June 12, 2012
TweakTown - OCZ Technology Vertex 4 (Indilinx Everest 2) 256GB and 512GB SSD Review - April 4, 2012
KitGuru - OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD Review - April 4, 2012
Hardware Heaven - OCZ Vertex 4 Solid State Drive 512GB / 256GB Review - April 4, 2012
Hot Hardware - OCZ Vertex 4 Indilinx Everest 2-Infused SSD - April 4, 2012
Guru3D - OCZ Vertex 4 SSD review - April 4, 2012
Legit Reviews - OCZ Vertex 4 Indilinx 256GB & 512GB SSD Reviews - April 4, 2012

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