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OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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Storage Designed for Today's Multimedia, Multitasking World

Get to know next-generation storage at its finest. Using the latest 20nm NAND flash process, OCZ Vertex 450 SSDs deliver performance and reliability designed to empower your laptop or desktop to be faster and more responsive. Engineered by longtime SSD experts, the OCZ Vertex 450 Series delivers the performance, productivity, and energy efficiency missing from your current system. Clear your life of computer lag, and get a computing experience worthy of your time.

If you want lasting reliability, durability, and stealth operation, here it is. With revolutionary SSD quality and technology in every drive, the Vertex 450 Series is built to provide years of hard drive-humiliating performance.

Proving storage can-and should-do more than store. Vertex 450 SSDs dramatically accelerate gaming, content creation, and multimedia applications, while driving an improved overall computing experience. Imagine faster file transfers, quicker boot ups, and system responsiveness that makes you wonder why you stuck with that hard drive for so long. Get to know next-generation storage at its finest.

Storage Designed for Today's Multimedia, Multitasking World

Get to know next-generation storage at its finest. Using the latest 20nm NAND flash process, OCZ Vertex 450 SSDs deliver performance and reliability designed to empower your laptop or desktop to be faster and more responsive. Engineered by longtime SSD experts, the OCZ Vertex 450 Series delivers the performance, productivity, and energy efficiency missing from your current system. Clear your life of computer lag, and get a computing experience worthy of your time.

If you want lasting reliability, durability, and stealth operation, here it is. With revolutionary SSD quality and technology in every drive, the Vertex 450 Series is built to provide years of hard drive-humiliating performance.

Proving storage can-and should-do more than store. Vertex 450 SSDs dramatically accelerate gaming, content creation, and multimedia applications, while driving an improved overall computing experience. Imagine faster file transfers, quicker boot ups, and system responsiveness that makes you wonder why you stuck with that hard drive for so long. Get to know next-generation storage at its finest.


Learn more about the OCZ Technology VTX450-25SAT3-128G

General

Brand
OCZ
Series
Vertex 450 Series
Model
VTX450-25SAT3-128G
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
128GB
Memory Components
MLC
Interface
SATA III
Controller
Indilinx
Height
7mm
Width
69.75mm
Depth
99.7mm
Weight
0.25 lbs.

Performance

Sustained Sequential Read
525MBps
Sustained Sequential Write
290MBps
4KB Random Read
Up to 75,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 70,000 IOPS
MTBF
1,700,000 hours

Features

Features
•Cutting-edge OCZ proprietary controller technology, the Barefoot 3 M10, delivers superior performance and endurance without compression or loss of usable capacity

•Advanced suite of NAND flash management keeps your drive at higher sustained performance over the long term

•Designed for ultimate reliability with in-house technology and high quality components based on the latest technology

•Excels in both incompressible and compressible data types such as multimedia, encrypted data,. ZIP files and software

•Bundled with a 3.5-inch desktop adapter bracket and Acronis® True Image™ cloning software with Windows® 8 support to easily transfer data from your old hard drive

•Sleek alloy housing offers slimmer 7mm z-height for compatibility with the latest thinner form factor notebooks

Environmental

Power Consumption (Idle)
0.55W
Power Consumption (Active)
2.15W
Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +55°C
Storage Temperature
-45°C ~ +85°C
Max Shock Resistance
1500G/0.5ms

Package Content

Package Content
OCZ Vertex 450 Series 2.5" SATA III SSD
Acronis True Image HD cloning software registration key
3.5" desktop adaptor

Quick Info

Warranty

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


Customer Reviews of the OCZ Technology VTX450-25SAT3-128G

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  • Adam M.
  • 9/11/2014 7:31:08 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsVery Experienced with these drives - Don't buy them

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Very fast

Cons: High-risk of failure

Other Thoughts: We have installed over 100 of these drives. We had several fail within a few day. After about 7 months, in a matter of 2 days, we have had 3 failures. That's nearly a 10% failure rate in less than a year.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Consumer,

In late 2013 the Vertex 450 received a firmware update that may address some of the unusual issues you have experienced. The update is simple to perform: All you need to do is download our OCZ Toolbox, select the target drive, click update, then power off your system. The OCZ Toolbox download is available at our website along with a full guide. The OCZ Toolbox is available in a Windows and Linux version and we also offer a bootable version for PCs and Macs.

If you have any questions about updating your remaining drives or require a RMA for a problem drive please contact us. We will assist you however we can.

Best Regards,

OCZ Storage Solutions Support
www.ocz.com

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  • George W.
  • 9/6/2014 1:54:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsFollow Up Review From 3/14/14

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Have used OCZ brand SSDs for a few years now and the speed is always Great!

Cons: The first one died in a little over a month.
First OCZ SSD I had ever had problems with though.

Other Thoughts: I have been using the refurbished one they sent me since 3/20/14. Working great, (no problems, great speed) but if you want one of these, go look at the Vertex 460, I purchased one of those today and will write a review on it after a month or 3 of use. This SSD will be moving to my HTPC and used as my OS drive.

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  • Jason R.
  • 8/26/2014 5:37:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsCrash And Burn 2 yr Drive

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Lasted 2 years on a computer I only booted up once a month

Cons: What can I say? When I finally decided to use the drive more than once a month it failed and no longer was recognized in bios.

Other Thoughts: I tested on another computer and same thing; not recognized.

THIS SUCKS!

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Consumer,

I am sorry you have experienced issues with a product. Your review may be misplaced, as the Vertex 450 has not been available for 2 years and your feedback does not contain a "verified owner" tag indicating this specific product has been purchased with your Newegg account.

Please contact us using the link below. We will help determine the model of your product and will assist any way possible.

Best Regards,

OCZ Storage Solutions Support
www.ocz.com

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  • Nicholas B.
  • 8/20/2014 11:36:20 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWaste of money

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Good drive when it works

Cons: Have 2 of the 128gb models in raid0, throughout my time with them I've gone through 4 RMA's that's twice each and am now on my 5th and 6th drive. Fingers crossed....

Other Thoughts: I don't usually review however when OCZ will just resend you the same drives that they know are crashing over and over again a review is needed. If they really cared they would replace the drives with something they know work..

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Consumer,

I am very sorry to read you have continually experienced issues with your system and the Vertex 450 drives. If you encounter any issue in the future please contact me directly and I will evaluate and resolve this immediately. You can contact me using the email address below at any time. When contacting me please include your full name, phone number, and any previous RMA numbers (will begin EU######) you have been issued.

Oh behalf of OCZ Storage Solutions, I apologize for the extraordinary difficulties you have experienced.

Kind Regards,

Robert
OCZ Storage Solutions
neweggsupport@ocz.com

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  • Brian M.
  • 7/24/2014 9:16:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDead after 3 months

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: No "Pros" when the drive is dead.

Cons: The drive is dead

Other Thoughts: Don't be stupid like me and waste your money on this drive.
I purchased the OCZ Vertex for a customer of mine. The drive worked well for about 3 months then died. The Dell T5400 would not see it anymore. I put the drive in a StarTech SATDOCK22RE Hard Drive Duplicator Dock (which I love). It does not see the drive. I contacted OCZ customer support. I was told to update my bios and not to use the StarTech dock. But after a few more emails OCZ gave an RMA #. The turn around was very fast. OCZ sent back my original drive with a note stating "No fault found". So now I have a drive that 4 computers will not see. I understand that everything can break but OCZ's customers support is useless.

Manufacturer Response:

Greetings,

I have located your RMA number and testing results and see the drive detected fine and passed all tests when received. It is important to us that your Vertex 450 delivers the performance, productivity, reliability, and energy efficiency promised. Usually in cases like this the host system just needs to be reset or cables swapped. If you continue to experience issues you can still contact us and we will help determine the problem with your system. Knowing the drive has passed all tests through our RMA process will help narrow down the potential causes.

Please contact us again using the link below and we will gladly assist further! Please also reference your previous RMA number when contacting us.

Best Regards,

OCZ Storage Solutions Support
www.ocz.com

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  • Kelly C.
  • 7/21/2014 7:57:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggscrashed at 7 months

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: None

Cons: Very dissapointed. Had approximately 6 months and stopped working.

Manufacturer Response:

Greetings,

We are sorry to read about your experience with the Vertex 450. We would appreciate the opportunity to explore your system details and configuration information so we can investigate the issue further. We can also arrange for a quick replacement if we cannot quickly correct the issue. Please contact us at either of the links below - we look forward to hearing from you!

We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

Kind Regards,

OCZ Support
www.ocz.com

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  • Ivar A.
  • 6/9/2014 5:53:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsFail Fail Fail

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: 0

Cons: I have 3 of this disks, two of the bought in pair in USA and installed in two computers, now disk died the first day, the second lasted few hours in total max 12 hours of use. I got the third disk from a website and this 3rd disk lasted maybe for 12 hours also, so I can not recommend this since this seems to be total waste of money buying this junk.

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  • Shane R.
  • 5/27/2014 10:56:07 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsthis drive is garbage

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Drive is really fast when it works.

Cons: We are now on our third RMA because every three months these drives fail. Seeing all of the other reviews on here they ALL say the same thing. OCZ paved the way in solid state drives and usually produce top quality products. to say i"m disappointed in these drives is an understatement. the only reason they got a star was because there's not a zero star option.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

I am very sorry you have had a negative experience with the Vertex 450. We are aware of the 16 negative experiences reported here and we have/will work to resolve each case. Please note this is an incredibly small sample and not indicative of overall drive reliability. Using the information in your review I attempted to locate your RMA(s) and could not find one under your first or last name. It is important to us that all negative experiences are fully resolved in accordance with the OCZ Storage Solutions Limited Warranty and I will gladly work out a resolution for you.

Please contact me directly using the email address below. To expedite a resolution please provide the following information:

Name (and name RMA might be filed under if different)
RMA and/or ticket number(s)
contact phone number

On behalf of OCZ, I apologize for the inconvenience.

Kind Regards,

Robert
OCZ Storage Solutions
neweggsupport@ocz.com

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  • John L.
  • 5/1/2014 11:22:11 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJUNK

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Fast when it works!

Cons: Buggy at best, have gone through 2 of these drive, never last more several months under normal usage! Totally frustrated at this point, lost all my info on my laptop again.

Other Thoughts: I have never left a bad review before, this is by far the most buggy product I have ever used since Vista first cam out!

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Consumer,

We are sorry to read of your problems with the Vertex 450. We will gladly help you with the drive. If we cannot quickly correct the issue we will make arrangements for a warranty replacement. Please contact us using the link below and we will offer whatever assistance we can. If you have a previous RMA number please note that in your communication so we can take the appropriate action.

We are very sorry for the inconvenience!

Kind Regards,

OCZ Storage Solutions Support
www.ocz.com

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  • Larry M.
  • 4/16/2014 7:00:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsPretty darn good support

This review is from: OCZ Vertex 450 Series VTX450-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Solid design
Was reasonably priced.
Pretty fast (while it lasted)

Cons: 2nd failure from same batch within a couple months.
Only 3 stars because of multiple failures.

Other Thoughts: This is an update from my prior review - - -
OCZ customer service is very responsive (they are already working to resolve the issue).
Since I have had prior experience with their support, and seeing how quickly and professionally they respond, I have a higher level of confidence that OCZ will do the right thing to preserve their quality and reputation.
It is rare, in today's marketplace, to see a vendor with pride in their product, and willing to take the time to attempt to resolve problems on a one-on-one basis.
OCZ Technical Support is on-par with Newegg support, and that says volumes about them.

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