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OCZ Vertex 4 Review

OCZ has moved away from Sandforce and are now using the Indilinx Everest 2 firmware. How does it compare to the competition?

I want to first say that we did a few tests but I still need to do more. Also, a new firmware has been released since the making of this video (last week). I will install the new firmware and do some more benchmarks for everyone when I get back to town. 

I think OCZ was wise to purchase Indilinx. Now they have control of the controller! It is only going to get better from here.

Check out the video and I will post some more benchmarks soon. 

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durability 8/10
firmware 9/10
read speed 9.5/10
write speed 7/10
8.9 Overall Score

New firmware, solid design, more reliable than last generation.

Slower write speeds than most of the competition with the stock firmware.

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posted 1 year 11 months ago

 Newegg has the vertex 3 120gb on sale for 99 bucks right now !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.newegg.com/Special/ShellShocker.aspx?cm_sp=ShellShocker-_-20-...

posted 1 year 11 months ago

Wouldn´t it be convinient with a thread on teksyndicate were everybody could post bargains which they have found on the internet!

 

posted 1 year 11 months ago

good thinking indeed sir +1

 

posted 1 year 11 months ago

 I picked up a 120gb version a week ago, replacing a 60gb vertex2 for my OS drive. Not upgraded the FW yet. crystal disck