OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-64G (64 GB)

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Item 8612: OCZ Vertex 4 64GB VTX4-25SAT3-64G
BrandOCZ
FamilyVertex 4
PartVTX4-25SAT3-64G
Size64 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerIndilinx Everest 2
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Warranty5 year

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/$)
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 99.99 2.40
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 112.99 2.12
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 64.49 1.98
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 129.29 1.98
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 129.99 1.97
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 124.99 1.92
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 125.00 1.92
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 62.95 1.91
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 127.63 1.88
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 142.95 1.79
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 144.99 1.77
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 72.99 1.75
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 68.99 1.74
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 144.00 1.67
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 158.89 1.61
SanDisk SSD SDSSDP-064G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 39.99 1.60
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 74.99 1.60
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 74.99 1.60
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 79.99 1.60
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 77.18 1.55
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 170.00 1.51
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 79.99 1.50
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 159.99 1.50
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 83.00 1.45
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 174.65 1.37
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 189.99 1.35
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.99 1.33
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 137.45 1.31
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 92.49 1.30
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 3 104.99 1.22
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 105.99 1.21
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 100.49 1.19
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-64GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 54.99 1.16
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL80GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 80 3 70.49 1.13
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 105.76 1.13
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 108.37 1.11
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 145.79 1.10
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 109.98 1.09
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 109.99 1.09
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 111.70 1.07
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-64GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 64.99 0.98
Transcend SSD320 TS64GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 64.99 0.98
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 124.99 0.96
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-64G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 64 3 67.16 0.95
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 129.00 0.93
OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB Indilinx Barefoot 2 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 120 3 129.99 0.92
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S37A/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 152.00 0.84
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 143.10 0.84
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 143.35 0.84
SanDisk Ultra SDSSDH-120G-G25 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 144.93 0.83
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 147.55 0.81
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 159.95 0.75
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 162.49 0.74
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 167.60 0.72
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-64D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 2 89.99 0.71
Crucial m4 CT064M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 89.99 0.71
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 91.96 0.70
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2BN/64GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3 92.25 0.69
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 179.99 0.67
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 80 3 120.00 0.67
Patriot PS-100 PS64GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 3 99.00 0.65
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-64GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 64 3 105.15 0.61
Transcend TS64GSSD25S-M SATA 1.5 Gb/s 64 2 112.99 0.57
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 80 3 142.85 0.56
OCZ Synapse Cache SYN-25SAT3-64G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 116.80 0.55
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 80 3 149.99 0.53
Super Talent VSSD FTM64GL25V Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2 145.98 0.44
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-64G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 5 159.99 0.40
Patriot Torqx 2 PT264GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 64 2 169.95 0.38
Crucial m4 CT064M4SSD1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 179.95 0.36
Crucial m4 CT064M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 179.95 0.36
Patriot Zephyr PZ64GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 3 183.89 0.35
Cavalry Pelican CASD00064MIS JMicron JMF602 SATA + USB 64 1 193.02 0.33
OCZ Onyx OCZSSD2-1ONX64G Indilinx Amigos SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 2 205.60 0.31
Corsair Performance Series CMFSSD-64GBG2D SATA 3 Gb/s 128 64 2 214.37 0.30
Patriot Torqx PFZ64GS25SSDR Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 2 245.36 0.26
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/64GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3 262.01 0.24

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-05-31 $159.99 -9840.01
2014-05-23 $10000.00 +9888.51
2013-10-29 $111.49 -118.50
2013-09-23 $229.99 +80.00
2013-09-21 $149.99 +40.00
2013-09-16 $109.99 +5.00
2013-09-12 $104.99 +5.00
2013-09-12 $99.99 -899.01
2013-09-12 $999.00 +910.97
2013-08-30 $88.03 -95.84

Manufacturer's Specs

Performance
Sequential Read460 MB/s
Sequential Write220 MB/s
Random 4K Read70,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write50,000 IOPS
Maximum IOPS (512 byte Random Read)85,000 IOPS
Power
Idle1.3 W
Active2.5 W

OCZ Vertex 4 Reviews & Benchmarks

Hardware Secrets - OCZ Vertex 4 256 GB Solid State Drive Review - Nov. 12, 2012
TechREACTION - OCZ Vertex 4 128GB - Aug. 8, 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 Vertex 4 128GB Solid State Drive Review (with 1.4 R6 firmware) - May 8, 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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