OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-256G (256 GB)

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Item 9234: OCZ Vertex 3 256GB VTX3-25SAT3-256G
BrandOCZ
FamilyVertex 3
PartVTX3-25SAT3-256G
Size256 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/$)
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
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 134.29 1.91
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
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 209.99 1.22
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 239.99 1.07
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 283.58 0.90
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 302.89 0.85
A-DATA S599 AS599S-256GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 429.95 0.60
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 449.99 0.57
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 529.00 0.48
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 569.89 0.45
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 599.98 0.43
Kingston SSDNow V+100 SVP100S2/256G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 599.99 0.43
Cavalry Pelican Elite CASD0256P2 JMicron JMF602 SATA 256 1 695.52 0.37
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO256GB SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 729.99 0.35
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-256G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 0.00

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 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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