OCZ 100GB Vertex 2 Series SATA-II Solid State SSD 2.5" Drive

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Read Speed: 285MB/Sec, Write Speed: 275MB/Sec, Flash: MLC, Controller: Sandforce, Buffer: 0MB

Stock:
Discontinued!
This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 40040  
Stock code: HDR-SSD-2VTX100G
Manuf. code: OCZSSD2-2VTX100G
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Description:

Design and Technology:


Based on a cutting-edge new architecture, Vertex 2 Solid State Drives raise the bar once again and deliver unprecedented performance for the complete garnut of gaming and professional multimedia applications. OCZ designed the Vertex 2 to surpass the competition where it counts most, pushing the limits in both sequential and random read/write rates. With spectacular performance in 4k file writes up to 50,000 IOPS, these latest drives take productivity to the next level with over ten times the performance of the previous generation. Using the latest controller technology, Vertex 2 not only provides a faster, more responsive PC expereince, but promotes cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives.

With sheer performance that outpaces the competition, the Vertex 2 doesn't lose sight of what makes an SSD the ideal storage alternative to hard drives and delivers the quality, reliability, and durability demanded by consumers that will not settle for anything but the best. Built with SATA 3Gb/s, the Vertex 2 Series easily integrates into today's mobile and desktop platforms and features TRIM support to optimize performance over the drive's lifespan as the ultimate Windows 7 notebook or desktop upgrade.

Performance

Read: up to 285MB/s

Write: up to 275MB/s

Sustained Write: up to 250MB/s

4k Random Write: 50,000 IOPS

Seek Time: 0.1 MS

Power Consumption: Idle - 0.5W | Active - 2W

Performance Optimization: TRIM (requires OS support)

Specifications

- Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND Flash Memory

- SATA II 3.0Gbp/s

- 2.5" slim design form factor

- 99.8 (L) x 69.63 (W) x 9.3mm (H)

Reliability

- 2 million hours MTBF

- Self-Monitory, Analysis and Reporting Technology

- ECC: 27 bytes of redundancy per 512 bytes data. Up to twelve 9-Bit symbols correctable

Warranty Information:

Warranty Period (yrs) 3

Comments, Questions & Reviews:

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Question  Does this... by NeoSSX

Does this ssd include a 2.5" to 3.5" bracket and sata data and power cable? Does it also include stickers?

Answer by thomasr on Wednesday, January 19, 2011
It does include an adapter yes. However I'm unsure if it includes cables and stickers.

Question  3.5\\" adapter by Glassbathroom

Does this come with a 3.5" adapter? I read somewhere that it does?

Thanks

Answer by Carlc on Friday, August 6, 2010
no

Damn by Clawz114

I bought this SSD at the end of April and it cost me £305. That was on Super special deal as well.

3 months later its almost £100 cheaper!

I can't belive how quick the price has dropped. Get one now! The drive itself is amazing. Lightning fast.

Currently the best SSD available. by Thomas

As of 26th of april 2010 these are the best consumer based SSDs in the world. They sustain such high speeds under normal workloads that they are constrained by the SATA II bandwidth standard.

Two of these in RAID 0 will destroy just about anything you can throw at them. A little pricey (Aria has very competitive prices as always ^_^) but totally worth it if you're in the market for the very best.