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OCZ Vertex 3 Low Profile 7mm Series VTX3LP-25SAT3-120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 2.5"
  • 120GB
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OCZ Vertex 3 Low Profile Solid State Drives are built to unleash the full potential of the 6Gbps SATA III interface in a new sleeker form factor designed for high performance computing applications.

With increasingly thinner notebooks dominating the industry, the new 7mm height form factor easily integrates into the latest mobile computing platforms. The OCZ Vertex 3 LP features incredible data transfer rates and responsiveness, significantly improving your gaming, multimedia, and overall computing experience over traditional mechanical hard drives. Using leading controller and flash technology, Vertex 3 LP SSDs are ideal for next generation platforms and operating systems to deliver a faster, more versatile storage solution.

Built with the quality, reliability, and durability that lives up to the OCZ name, the Vertex 3 LP 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 companion. Vertex 3 SSDs are available in 60GB to 480GB capacities.

  • newegg Leading performance Using the second generation of SandForce SSD controller (SF-2281) and MLC NAND Flash, the Vertex 3 LP 7mm SSD is designed and built to unleash the full potential of the 6Gbps SATA III interface and significantly improve your overall computing experience with fast read and write speed.
  • newegg A Superior PC Experience In addition to maximum performance, a Vertex 3 upgrade promotes cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives. With no moving parts, SSDs provide peace of mind with their superior durability and reliability.
  • newegg Thin Form Factor to Support the Latest Laptops With the industry moving towards increasingly thinner and lighter laptop designs, the Vertex 3 LP 7mm SSD is ideal for on-the-go performance computing for personal, business, and educational needs. Ideal for enthusiasts seeking to integrate SSDs into systems with small form factors such as ultra-thin notebooks and netbooks, the Vertex 3 LP is built with the same blazing fast SATA 6Gbps interface yet easily integrate into today’s mobile platforms and support sleeker, lightweight designs.
  • newegg TRIM Support The Vertex 3 LP 7mm SSD offers native TRIM support featured in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Designed to maintain the performance of SSD at an optimal level over the lifetime of the drive, TRIM functions by actively deleting invalid data from the SSD’s memory cells to ensure that write operations perform at full speed. Since a memory block must be erased before it can be re-programmed, TRIM improves performance by pro-actively erasing pages containing invalid data, allowing the SSD to write new data without first having to perform a time-consuming erase command.

Learn more about the OCZ Technology VTX3LP-25SAT3-120G


Vertex 3 Low Profile 7mm Series
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For


Form Factor
Memory Components


Max Sequential Read
Up to 550 MB/s
Max Sequential Write
Up to 500 MB/s
4KB Random Read
Up to 20,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 60,000 IOPS
2,000,000 hours


Max 4KB Random Write: 85,000 IOPS
Sequential Read AS-SSD: 500 MB/s
Sequential Write AS-SSD: 155 MB/s
4K Random Read AS-SSD: 29,000 IOPS
4K Random Write AS-SSD: 38,000 IOPS

ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH) varies depending on exact configuration

Product Health Monitoring: Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.)

Serial ATA (SATA): Fully compliant with Serial ATA International Organization: Serial ATA Revision 3.0. Fully compliant with ATA/ATAPI-8 Standard Native Command Queuing (NCQ):

Operating System: Windows XP 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Windows Vista 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Windows 7 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Mac OS X; Linux

Power Requirements: Standard SATA Power Connector

Performance Optimization: TRIM (requires OS support)


Power Consumption (Idle)
Power Consumption (Active)
Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +70°C
Storage Temperature
-45°C ~ +85°C
Max Shock Resistance

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years

Customer Reviews of the OCZ Technology VTX3LP-25SAT3-120G

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  • Walter M.
  • 9/7/2012 8:14:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

1 out of 5 eggsPoor Support

Pros: Amazingly fast.

Cons: The drive causes constant freezing issues with my laptop, and OCZ support is non-existant. Over the course of 3 days my issue was ignored by OCZ's support staff. Their forum used to be where you could get support.

Other Thoughts: OCZ really dropped the ball with this hard drive. I think that they could have worked with me, instead of just ignoring me. Tony, Tuney, and the rest of the staff have work to do, before i'll ever by OCZ again....

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  • Andrew C.
  • 8/14/2012 11:59:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice drive

Pros: Everythings good got it to put in my ultrabook that had a msdd drive in it and this one is faster so i threw my OS on it and all is good.

Cons: none

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  • Robert H.
  • 7/4/2012 8:56:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFAST!!!!

Pros: This thing is blazing fast. This SSD + FX 8150 + Windows 8 RP = 12 second boot

Cons: None so far.

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  • Roman S.
  • 7/1/2012 8:14:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDefective

Pros: worked for a week

Cons: drive all of a sudden stopped being recognized after a week of use. tested with several computers.

Other Thoughts: comes in a bubble-type packaging that you have to cut to get the drive, making replacement difficult as original packaging is required

Manufacturer Response:

We are sorry for the problem. Please RMA with Newegg, or if the packaging is an issue visit the link below and create a support ticket to arrange for a direct RMA with OCZ. Please also visit our support forums at the link below for setup tip to insure that your drive operates as it should. We care about our customers and are here to help. Thank you

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/22/2012 6:30:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOCZ Vertex

Pros: 174 MB/s Write and 230MB/s read on SATA 2 Controller

Cons: None

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