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OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G 2.5" 115GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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Based on a cutting-edge new architecture, Vertex 2 Solid State Drives deliver unprecedented performance while maintaining an affordable storage solution for early adopters looking to update their systems with the latest technology. OCZ designed the Vertex 2 to excel in both sequential and random read/write rates to take your PC or notebook productivity to the next level, featuring superb 4KB random writes up to 50,000 IOPS to give a performance edge over the previous generation. Using the latest controller technology, Vertex 2 not only provides a faster, more responsive PC experience, but promotes cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives. 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 Windows7 notebook or desktop upgrade. 

  • newegg SSD Storage Technology Unlike traditional hard disk drives, SSDs have no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly reliable storage solution that also offers faster application loading and system responsiveness. And for laptops and netbooks, the lower power needs of SSD’s translate to extended battery life. Higher performance with more durability means you can be truly mobile with confidence.
  • newegg Better Performance Built with MLC NAND flash and the latest generation SandForce SF1200 controller featuring award winning DuraClass Technology, the OCZ Vertex 2 120GB SSD delivers industry-leading SSD reliability, performance, and power efficiency, with maximum read speed up to 285 MB/s and maximum write speed up to 275 MB/s, plus incredible random 4K write performance of 50,000 IOPS.
  • newegg TRIM Support The OCZ Vertex 2 Series SSD’s offer native TRIM support than can be enabled in Windows 7. 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 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G

General

Brand
OCZ
Series
Vertex 2
Model
OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
115GB
Memory Components
MLC
Interface
SATA II
Controller
SandForce
Height
0.37"
Width
3.93"
Depth
2.74"
Weight
0.17 lbs.

Performance

Sustained Sequential Read
Up to 285MBps
Sustained Sequential Write
Up to 275MBps
MTBF
2,000,000 hours

Features

Features
Sustained Write: up to 250 MB/s
4k Random Write (Aligned): 50,000 IOPS
Seek Time: 0.1 MS
TRIM (requires OS support)
ECC: 27 bytes of redundancy per 512 bytes data. Up to twelve 9-bit symbols correctable
Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Re-porting Technology

Environmental

Power Consumption (Idle)
0.5W
Power Consumption (Active)
2W
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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  • Ross B.
  • 8/4/2014 10:26:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsFast... but a failure at just over 3 years

Pros: Drives are fast. I ran 2 of them in RAID-0... and, thankfully, also had said RAID-0 backed up on a separate volume.

Cons: One of the disks failed with no warning after 3 years and 3 weeks. I'll check on a warranty replacement, since it's just barely over 3 years, but I'm not holding my breath, since it was a 3-year warranty.

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  • Christian L.
  • 7/30/2014 8:12:34 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsBought 9/13/2012, Failed 7/30/2014

Pros: Worked well while it was functioning.

Cons: Died in less than 2 years; apparently a big problem with this brand of SSD.

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  • Colby O.
  • 2/16/2014 6:49:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsFailed in 40 months

Pros: Silent, FAST, capacity to comfortably hold Windows 7 OS.

Cons: Failed in 3 years 4 months.

Other Thoughts: My desktop system use of light to medium. Loosing the OS drive is a much bigger pain that loosing a backed up data drive. Shucks.

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  • Douglas A.
  • 2/1/2014 11:26:24 AM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJunk

Pros: Fast

Cons: Died after 1 month of use. I purchased two of these and created a raid out of them and they both died at the same time and I lost everything. Didn't expect to need to have a second backup since they were in a RAID.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

Please contact us so we can help you with this problem. We may be able to help with this without the need for a RMA. If we cannot quickly correct the issue we will make replacement arrangements in accordance with the warranty terms.

Please contact us using the link below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Sincerely,

OCZ Storage Solutions Support
www.ocz.com

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  • Ryan M.
  • 1/22/2014 12:24:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorked for a long time 2 years and 354 days

Pros: Fast speeds
Worked pretty good for almost 3 years

Cons: well 10 days before warranty expired it just up and quit working. Hopefully RMA will kick in even though its close to the warranty expiration.

Other Thoughts: To the guy below me funny how we bought ours at the same time and they died at the same time.

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  • Alex K.
  • 1/5/2014 1:41:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsVery Fast but....

Pros: Wow very fast, loads windows in 10minutes. Updates take forever but that's not the drives fault. Did I say it was fast.

Cons: Purchased in 2011, it took a few month's before I noticed it started to hang up on Windows loading. Figured it was a problem with the install. I did it again, again and again.... It would hang as the windows logo started to appear. Every time?? I learned to just let it sit. eventually it would load. It finally died. That sucks. My HDD's lasted longer? I thought the benefit of a SSD was no moving parts therefore a longer lasting product? Somewhat disappointed. I just entered a ticket with OCZ. Looks like I may have 30 days left on my warranty. However with my luck they'll find an issue where that won't be the case. "Fingers crossed"

Other Thoughts: I've never had a product make such a significant boost to my computers speed than this SSD. Upgraded memory, Video Cards etc... SSD's are the way to go. I just hope that in my case they are ultimately more reliable. Again fingers crossed that OZD will help take care of this defective drive

Win8.1
Q9400 - (on a Corsair Hydro H55 w/twin 120 fans)
PN5-Q
DDR2 8GB
GTX650ti
HAF Case w/750W PS

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  • Troy C.
  • 11/18/2013 1:58:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorked for 10 Months

Pros: Worked well till it didn't....

OCZ RMA Process seemed reasonably quick.

Cons: Went into panic mode (red/green) and was never heard from again.

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  • Rushil K.
  • 8/18/2013 5:11:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsCrashing Intermittently after 8 months of great service

Pros: Cheap, Value for money, fast

Cons: It has started crashing intermittently after 8 months of use

Other Thoughts: Whom do I contact to get it replaced??

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Rushil,

OCZ Support is happy to help you with any problems you are having with the Vertex 2. Problems with system crashing or BSOD can be caused by many components. Our Support will help determine if the Vertex 2 is the cause and provide steps to correct the problem. If we cannot quickly resolve the issue and the drive is at fault we will arrange for a warranty replacement.

Please contact our Support Forum for assistance. If we cannot resolve the issue we will arrange to have the drive tested and replaced in accordance with the warranty terms.

Kind Regards,
OCZ Support

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  • Garrett C.
  • 8/7/2013 4:52:17 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorked for 1yr 9months then it didnt

Pros: It was a nice, low-power drive

Cons: I fired it up this morning and following a BSOD, it was never heard from again.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Anonymous,

We are sorry to hear about the sudden failure of your Vertex 2 SSD! This particular drive has had several firmware updates since its initial release. If the drive hasn't fully failed a simple update may resolve the issues you are seeing. If it is not possible to update OCZ will gladly test and replace the drive in accordance with the terms of the warranty. Please contact our Tech Support using the link below and we will help however possible.

We are very sorry for the inconvenience!

Kind Regards,
OCZ Support

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  • Marcellus L.
  • 7/24/2013 4:47:45 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsThree and a half years...Now dead.

Pros: Fast

Cons: Dead

Other Thoughts: It seems that a lot of people have had problems with the Vertex 2 drives just deciding to quit without warning.

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