OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-128G (128 GB)

vs Comparable 2.5" SATA Solid State Drives
Item 9229: OCZ Vertex 3 128GB VTX3-25SAT3-128G
BrandOCZ
FamilyVertex 3
PartVTX3-25SAT3-128G
Size128 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 years limited
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 77.29 1.66
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 79.20 1.62
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 90.82 1.41
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 99.98 1.28
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 102.54 1.25
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S3D7/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 175.23 0.73
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 177.03 0.72
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-128M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 5 196.83 0.65
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 229.99 0.56
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 246.59 0.52
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 254.59 0.50
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 259.63 0.49
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 2 278.02 0.46
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 293.59 0.44
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 299.00 0.43
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/128G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 3 299.99 0.43
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 316.59 0.40
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 327.33 0.39
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 349.95 0.37
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2BN/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 373.43 0.34
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 378.97 0.34
Corsair Performance Pro Series CSSD-P128GBP-BK Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 382.63 0.33
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 388.62 0.33
Patriot Torqx M28 Series PTX128GS25SSDR SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 10 402.60 0.32
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 425.51 0.30
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 486.01 0.26
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-128G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
TRIMYes
Flash2Xnm Synchronous Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND
Performance
Max Readup to 550 MB/s
Max Writeup to 500 MB/s
4K Random Read20,000 IOPS
4K Random Write60,000 IOPS
4K Random Write Max85,000 IOPS
AS-SSD Sequential Read500 MB/s
AS-SSD Sequential Write155 MB/s
AS-SSD 4K Random Read29,000 IOPS (115 MB/s)
AS-SSD 4K Random Write38,000 IOPS (150 MB/s)
Seek0.1 ms
Power
Idle0.55 W
Active1.8 W
Reliability
Warranty3 year
MTBF2 million hours

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
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: February 2012 - Feb. 28, 2012
hardCOREware - OCZ Vertex 3 Review - Feb. 20, 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
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
Legit Reviews - OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD Review - June 1, 2011
OCAHOLIC - OCZ Vertex 3 240 GByte - May 31, 2011
TweakTown - OCZ Technology Vertex 3 240GB Retail Solid State Drive Review - May 23, 2011
TweakTown - OCZ Technology Vertex 3 120GB Retail Solid State Drive Review - May 5, 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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