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OCZ Summit OCZSSD2-1SUM250G 2.5" 250GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 2.5"
  • 250GB
  • SATA II
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Ride the next wave of Solid State revolution with OCZ. The OCZ Summit offers your system the incredible performance and reliability of flash-based technology at a price that won’t make you wince. The Summit series is the result of all the latest breakthroughs in SSD technology, including the latest-generation architecture and controller design, complete with 128MB of onboard cache to offer faster transfers and superior overall system response times.

Packing a whopping 250GB of storage and low power use in a compact form factor, the OCZ Summit OCZSSD2-1SUM250G is ideal for ultra-light laptops to extend battery life, decrease access time, and provide a durable alternative to traditional HDDs with superior shock resistance. Using the SATA II interface makes retrofitting this 250GB solid state drive into a laptop a breeze.

Nor is it limited to laptops: any system that needs to be physically rugged, or have a silent drive with low power requirements would be happy to get one of these. Just imagine the possibilities with Summit!

  • newegg SSD Storage Technology Acting without any moving parts, the OCZ Summit Series OCZSSD2-1SUM250G solid state drive (SSD) boasts multiple advanced features including zero mechanical noise, faster data rates compared to conventional HDDs, over 1.5-million-hour life span, ultra-low power consumption and impressive shock, vibration and extreme temperature resistance. With these breakthrough capabilities, the SSD meets all the demanding requirements for high-performance mobile computing.
  • newegg 2.5" Form Factor The OCZ Summit Series OCZSSD2-1SUM250G solid state drive is specifically designed for notebook computers equipped with a 2.5" SATA drive bay.
  • newegg SATA 3.0 Gb/s Interface The OCZ Summit Series OCZSSD2-1SUM250G solid state drive features the next-generation SATA II interface supporting up to 3.0 Gb/s data transfer rates, Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and hot-pluggable point-to-point connections for optimum performance, efficiency, convenience and flexibility.

Learn more about the OCZ Technology OCZSSD2-1SUM250G

General

Brand
OCZ
Series
Summit
Model
OCZSSD2-1SUM250G
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
250GB
Memory Components
MLC
Interface
SATA II

Performance

Sustained Sequential Read
220MBps (max.)
Sustained Sequential Write
200MBps (max.)
MTBF
1,500,000 hours

Features

Features
Utilizes 128MB Onboard Cache

Exceptional balance of performance and reliability

Next generation controller for improved performance

Versatile product bridges the gap between consumer an enterprise SSD

O/S Compatibility: Windows XP 32 Bit; Windows XP 64 Bit; Windows Vista 32 Bit; Windows Vista 64 Bit; Windows 7 32 Bit; Windows 7 64 Bit; Mac OS X 10 and Above

Environmental

Max Shock Resistance
1500G

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
3 years limited
Labor
3 years limited

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Anonymous
  • 8/10/2009 2:32:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery stable and fast drive

Pros: Fast, stable, light and quiet little drive.
Uses lastest fast Samsung controller.

Cons: Expensive reliability still unknown.

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  • Joseph K.
  • 7/15/2009 2:41:40 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFastest MLC SSD I've Tested

Pros: - 128MB Cache
- No Stuttering Easy Install
- Ultra Fast Reads Fast Writes
- Formated Capacity 250GB o/f 256GB
- PC Power's Up and Boots in < 10 seconds
- Low battery consumption
- HP DV3 on battery > 7 1/2 hours of use
- Easy migration from stock HD
- Solid construction
- Fantastic support from OCZ
- Best Warranty available

Cons: - Price per GB

Other Thoughts: - Photoshop load < 7 seconds vs 60
- Studio 12 load < 25 seconds vs 134
- Almost Instantaneous loads of MS Office

This drive is based essentially the same as the Samsung 256GB SSD. OCZ wrote their own firmware and provides updates. Samsung does not provide firmware updates.

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  • Steven H.
  • 6/25/2009 11:08:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAbsolutely amazing!

Pros: This is my first hardware review on any site. The technology deserves it...

I purchased a new 17" MacBook Pro with the 3.06 GHZ CPU upgrade and 4GB of memory for intense Xcode iPhone programming, but I decided to buy this drive and install it myself rather than going with their available 250G SSD upgrade. All I can say is WOW; if you can justify the cost, especially for business use, it is a no-thought-necessary purchase.

OSX now completely boots in under 5 seconds and other applications like Xcode which used to take 10-15 seconds to fully launch now do so in about a second. Medium sized apps such as web browsers load in milliseconds, file copying is amazingly fast, apps run much faster even after initial launch, and so on. It doubled the usefulness of my new MacBook Pro... This mobile hardware is far more powerful than a desktop system I bought about a year ago, and with Windows installed as a 2nd OS it will be a great primary work system.

Cons: The first shipped drive showed up dead. NewEgg paid for my overnight shipping to have another delivered immediately and had me a new drive the following day, so although it was a slight annoyance - NewEgg came through and satisfied my frustration.

Other Thoughts: Here are some snippets from my Xbench results, both taken with nothing else running on a fresh install of OSX - hours within each other.

Specific Xbench HDD scores below:
(first column is 7200RPM 500GB; second column is OCZ Summit 250GB SSD)

Overall Xbench score: 138 / 250 (this is the overall measurement, including all components; CPU, Mem, Video, HDD, etc)

Overall Disk Score: 40 / 229

Sequential Disk Score: 86 / 186
Sequential - Uncached Write [4K blocks]: 148 (91MB/s) / 308 (189MB/s)
Sequential - Uncached Write [256K blocks]: 104 (59MB/s) / 265 (150MB/s)
Sequential - Uncached Read [4K blocks]: 40 (12MB/s) / 86 (25MB/s)
Sequential - Uncached Read [256K blocks]: 187 (94MB/s) / 349 (176MB/s)

Random Disk Score: 26 / 297
Random - Uncached Write [4K blocks]: 8 (0.8MB/s) / 123 (13MB/s)
Random - Uncached Write [256K blocks]: 135 (43MB/s) / 358 (114MB/s)
Random - Uncached Read [4K blocks]: 77 (0.5MB/s) / 1352 (10MB/s)
Random - Uncached Read [256K blocks]: 139 (26MB/s)

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