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  1. OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5
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  2. OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G (2.5" SATA 3 6gb/s, 240GB Capacity)

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (58 reviews)
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Product Description

  • 2.5-inch Form Factor, SATA 3, 6Gb/s, 240GB Capacity
  • Sequential Read 550MB/s, Sequential Write 500 MB/s
  • 4KB Read 55,000 IOPS, 4KB Write 65,000 IOPS
  • Maximum IOPS 85,000, 128-bit AES Compliant
  • 3W power consumption, 1.65W idle, Operating Temperature 0°C ~ 70°C
Additional Information

OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drives unleash the performance potential of the SATA 6Gbps interface, leading the speed revolution in this next-generation solution. As the first SSD to feature the latest Sandforce controller design, OCZ designed the Vertex 3 to push the limits in both sequential and random read/write rates to blaze past the competition when every MB/s matters. with incredible 4k file writes up to 75, 000 IOPS, these latest drives take productivity, gaming, and multimedia applications to the next level to work in perfect symmetry with the latest enthusiast platforms.


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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

After the motherboard loaded, it took just 12 or so seconds... to not only get on my desktop, but to open chrome and login into my email (perhaps being on windows 8 makes it slightly quicker, I can't really say since I didn't have 7 on the SSD)

Managed to get a 240GB refurbished for $160, the bigger programs on my PC like 3ds Max open atleast twice as fast ( and i'm sure for those who have it know that it takes its sweet time to load up )

As a tip, don't play with raid unless you know what your doing, I corrupted my original hardrive and had to reformat

If your going to run this side by side with another hardrive and you hooked it up properly but one doesn't show, you need to go into disk partioning tool and create a new simple volume/assign it a drive letter

SSD is a very visible performance upgrade (operating system should diffidently be installed on it)

One final thing, your motherboard may or may not use all the potential of 6... Read more
Well first off let me say I got this item just a couple of days ago. The best part is it shipped with the most current firmware version 2.11. This drive was plug and play. I did a clean install of windows 7 that took less than 20 minutes. Windows 7 boots up in 15 secs +/-. I have had no problems with the drive so far. with a lot of less than stellar reviews I was a bit hesitant to purchase this drive till I read up on the 2.11 firmware. I think OCZ got it right with this firmware. It is a shame that it did not ship with this firmware from the beginning though. the speed just amazes me. The only thing I didn't like about this000 drive was that it did not come with a cloning software disk like Samsung and Intel drives. I would not have used it but think it should be there non the less. The "My SSD is faster than your HDD" did give me a good chuckle so I'm not marking down for the lack of cloning disk. In short if you are worried about the bad reviews about BSOD and such DON'T. Read up... Read more
I was thinking if I should get this or the Patriot Wildfire. Then I saw OCZ just released Firmware v2.15 which is a major firmware fix which is supposed to fix many issues and most of the BSODs. So I got this. Amazon already has the SSDs in stock with v2.15 on board, a I learned when I got it. Hooked it in, works great as a secondary. Went ahead and put Windows 7 on it and it still works awesomely. Everything loads instantly compared to my year old Caviar Black WD. Soon I'll put Battlefield 3 on this baby. SSD has been running all day and no BSOD yet. Not even a hiccup.

ATTO is giving me as advertised, around 525-560MB/s reads, writes are as advertised as well (Can't remember them specifically, don't feel like killing it with benchmarks right now).

Using with Crosshair IV Formula, native 6Gb/s support. Now time to install all them drivers........
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