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OCZ Vector 256GB SSD

OCZ Vector 256GB SSD
alaScore 93

104 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Review OCZ Vector 256 GB (VTR1-25SAT3-256G)


Barefoot 3. The OCZ Vector is the latest product to challenge the Samsung 840 Pro for the title of the best performing SSD on the market. This review will throw some light on the giant strides OCZ has made in the development of the Indilinx Barefoot 3...

In the following table, we present all the test values in comparison to the Samsung SSD 840 Pro, the Intel SSD 520 and the Vertex 4. On average, the 840 Pro just barely supersedes the Vector 256 GB. You can clearly see the improvement in performance in...

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OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review


Extremely fast in every test; Looks and feels high quality; five-year warranty


Say hello to what most of us would have considered the new OCZ Vertex 5 SSD: the OCZ Vector 256GB SSD. That’s right; this isn’t some offshoot, sub-par asynchronous NAND-using bargain basement drive, but OCZ’s new benchmark-busting flagship SSD, and the...

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OCZ Vector 256GB SSD


We have in our labs OCZ' s latest SATA solid state drive, the Vector 256GB SSD. The Vector SSD Series is featuring the company's next-generation Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller and promises to provide exceptional input/output operations per second...

Overall we are impressed by the Vector, as it proved to be a solid step forward for OCZ compared to the Vertex 4, highly competitive to other high-performing SSDs such as Samsung's offerings and still, very reliable and stable during operation.


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OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review


OCZ soft launches the 256GB Vector SSD with its first OCZ-proprietary controller, the Barefoot 3. Geared for steady state performance, the OCZ Vector SSD is designed with the end user in mind. Today we take a look at the Vector and the new controller...

OCZ has finally reached the finish line in its quest for building its own controller, and it delivers excellent performance across the board in the OCZ Vector SSD. The Barefoot 3 controller is designed to perform well in steady state and delivers on...

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Review: OCZ Vector 256GB SSD


Today we have OCZ's brand new, just launched, Vector SSD! It sets itself apart from previous drives mostly from the standpoint of having the first entirely in-house controller from OCZ! It also has a metal case, which is nice.

Very, very, very fast ; Looks great ; Nice solid case ; Good price ; Comes with a 3.5" mounting bracket and plenty of screws

Thin form factor makes docks designed for older, thicker, SSDs awkward ; Whacking $10-$20 off the price would make it an unbeatable value

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OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review


The past few months have been quite trying for OCZ. Everything from missed financial targets to rumors of layoffs and class action suits have filled

After all the setbacks in recent months, OCZ needed a new consumer-level product which categorically proved they were still a force to be

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so disappointed.. died way too soon


Good speed ; go it a a good price

I got it in December, no problems so far, today 10 months later it completely died, I've tried every possible doable fix and switching port, computer, etc. Nothing, not recognized in bios. I am distraught because there was work I did yesterday that...

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Worst SSD out there!



2 Years... 2 SSD drives... They usually last 8 - 12 months. The drive randomly fails and becomes undetectable in the bios. Just sent another to RMA and I am sure they are going to send me the same refurbish SSD model back :-( I will never by a OCZ...

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Good Drive, fast, lots of storage


I needed something for my work at home station and gaming ; This drive fits the bill with its large storage and speed ; Easy to install


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They Got Their Customers' Backs


The speed is amazing for this product. My PC starts up from a cold start in 8 seconds and is ready to rock as soon as I log in. There is virtually no lag time when starting large programs, requesting new information, or downloading things from the...

SSDs are a little touchy and in my experience not as durable as HHDs