OCZ 120GB Vertex Plus SSD £99.99 from Ebuyer
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OCZ 120GB Vertex Plus SSD £99.99 from Ebuyer

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Posted 10th Nov 2011
OCZ Vertex Plus Solid State Drives are the faster, cooler, quieter, and more durable alternative to conventional hard disc drives. In combination with the latest flash memory, the Vertex Plus features the revolutionary new Indilinx Arowana FTL with HyperQueuing, which significantly increases sequential write speeds and random IOPS over the previous generation FTL. With excellent reliability and lower power consuming NAND flash, these SSDs use less energy while giving you real-world results in your everyday computing and battery life. Complete with TRIM support, Vertex Plus is the ultimate notebook or desktop upgrade.

Compared to its predecessor, Vertex Plus features higher sequential speeds along with improved 4KB random write IOPS, while offering excellent uncompressed data performance. Thanks to cost effective NAND and controller technology, the Vertex Plus offers lower cost per gigabyte configurations than competing drives on the market, making them excellent starting points into the world of SSDs.

The Vertex Plus Series is an ideal upgrade option for system boot drives, RAID arrays, or as primary laptop storage at an ultra-attractive price point.

Performance
Max Read: up to 250 MB/s
Max Write: up to 160 MB/s
Random Write 4k (Aligned): 4,800 IOPS

Specificatiom

•64MB Onboard Cache
•TRIM Support
•Seek Time: .1ms
•Slim 2.5" Design
•Size = 100 (L) x 70 (W) x 9.19mm (H)
•Lightweight: 88g
•Operating Temp: 0°C ~ 70°C
•Ambient Temp: 0°C ~ 55°C
•Storage Temp: -45°C ~ +85°C
•Low Power Consumption: 1.5W active,.3W standby
•Shock Resistant up to 1500G
•RAID Support
•MTBF: 1.5 million hours
•3-Year Warranty
•Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 (32/64 bit), Linux, Mac OSX
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abigsmurf

I had a Vertex 2. Died completely, without warning 4 months in, wouldn't … I had a Vertex 2. Died completely, without warning 4 months in, wouldn't even recognise the drive in the bios of both the PCs I tried it in.OCZ have an awful RMA policy too. They won't cover the shipping for returns and you have to pay to have it shipped by recorded delivery to the Netherlands, cost me £20. Not to mention, as the drive was impossible for me to wipe, I had to trust OCZ with my data.So yeah, I won't be buying OCZ (or sandforce) again.



Unless you bought from OCZ directly; why didn't you go back to the retailer?
It's their responsibility not the manufacturer's.
RandomUsername

force 3 are awful, had one before had to return it because it was faulty, … force 3 are awful, had one before had to return it because it was faulty, agility 3 is better



That was the first version of it. the link I posted, is for the second version which is fine.
Just got this yesterday. Died on me within the hour, and all I was doing was copying a partition onto it!

Completely undetectable by 3 different PCs/laptops in the BIOS or Windows.

Hopefully Ebuyer's RMA policy won't be too harsh as the drive failed so quickly...
Eurgh, mine died last night after only using my laptop twice. Same deal, can't be seen in anything i put it in but it actually stops my laptop getting past POST with it connected. Not looking forward to ebuyer RMA.


Credit where its due, ebuyer picked up at my convenience and promptly shipped a replacement (opted for a corsair as i'm too scared of the ocz ones now).
Edited by: "samsonious" 29th Nov 2011
My RMA went through, just be careful not to mention anything to in depth about partitions from HDDs (I cloned a partition from an HDD and I know exactly what to do to 'fix' alignment etc, but he sounded ready to cancel the RMA until I said that I actually cloned the partition from an SSD )
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