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Manufacturer Recertified OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G.RF 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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  • 2.5"
  • 256GB
  • SATA III
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As the fourth generation of the legendary Vertex family, the Vertex 4 Series pushes storage performance to the max and redefines the modern day computing experience. Vertex 4 SSDs are innovatively engineered to deliver industry-leading file transfer rates and superior system responsiveness, all while providing a more durable, reliable, and energy efficient storage solution compared to traditional hard drives. Designed to take full advantage of the SATA III interface, the Vertex 4 unleashes ultimate productivity, gaming, and multimedia applications.

Excelling in performance, no matter the file type

Mirroring real-world performance scenarios over a broad spectrum of consumer desktop and mobile applications, Vertex 4 SSDs are designed to provide a superior user experience and extreme performance over the other current solutions available on the market. With the cutting-edge Indilinx Everest 2 platform, Vertex 4 is optimized for consistent, high speeds with the complete spectrum of file types and sizes, including both compressible and incompressible data, for balanced performance like no other drive you've experienced.

  • newegg INDUSTRY'S HIGHEST IOPS PERFORMANCE UP TO 120,000 Incredible performance in workstation and heavy-duty environments with multiple data threads.
  • newegg NO COMPRESSION-RELATED PERFORMANCE LIMITATIONS Better performance with "real world" data streams of varying "compressibility" as well as fully incompressible data such as videos and multimedia files, encrypted data, archive files such as .ZIP files and software.
  • newegg INDILINX INFUSED EVEREST 2 PLATFORM Leading edge dual-ARM controller architecture enables faster performance like nothing else you've experienced.
  • newegg FAST BOOT TIMES AND ULTRA-LOW LATENCY Boot up in as little as nine seconds, and industry-low latencies of .04 reads and .02 writes enable superior multitasking and flawless performance.
  • newegg NDURANCE 2.0 TECHNOLOGY Advanced suite of NAND Flash management to increase durability and reliability to expand the NAND's lifespan.

Learn more about the OCZ Technology VTX4-25SAT3-256G.RF

General

Brand
OCZ
Series
Vertex 4
Model
VTX4-25SAT3-256G.RF
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
256GB
Memory Components
MLC
Interface
SATA III
Controller
Indilinx
Height
9.3mm
Width
69.63mm
Depth
99.8mm
Weight
101g

Performance

Sustained Sequential Read
Up to 560MBps
Sustained Sequential Write
Up to 510MBps
4KB Random Read
Up to 90,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 120,000 IOPS
Seek Time
0.1 ms
MTBF
2,000,000 hours

Features

Features
Maximum IOPS: 120,000 IOPS

NAND Controller: Indilinx Everest 2

Access Latency as Low as 0.02ms

Strong performance at Lower Queue Depths

TRIM Support

3.5" Desktop Adaptor Bracket Included

Environmental

Power Consumption (Idle)
1.3W
Power Consumption (Active)
2.5W
Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +70°C
Storage Temperature
-45°C ~ +85°C
Max Shock Resistance
1500G

Recertified

Manufacturer Recertified
Yes

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 180 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 180 days


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  • Cynthia L.
  • 10/6/2014 11:49:43 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat as expected

Pros: Speed- booting up my computer in 14 seconds is pretty nice and the transfer speeds are amazing. I did some benchmarks and this as well as the OCZ Vertex 4 128 that I own eat pretty much any other SSD alive.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I initially bought an OCz 128GB Vertex 4 and was very impressed, I cam across some money and was just about to buy a Samsung Evo 840 Pro and changed my mind when I found this. I can't say how other SSDs are, however, I know for a fact that OCz is to SSD what WD is to HDD the reliability and performance just can't be beat and I feel totally safe even as a refurb. 10 months and going strong.

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  • Christopher B.
  • 7/31/2014 12:37:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid drive - flawless operation for 8 months

Pros: Excellent performance
Good capacity
Drop in replacement for 2.5" notebook drive

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: I replaced the 500GB HDD in my Dell notebook (Studio 15") with this drive ~8 months ago. The drive is very fast and has performed flawlessly the entire time.

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  • Matthew T.
  • 4/23/2014 3:13:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: FAST! Incredible write and read speeds. MUCH faster than my Samsung 830 series drive.
No data corruption
Still going strong

Cons: Has disconnected once from my PC without touching it...
OCZ warranty is goooonnnneeee

Other Thoughts: Its always risky to purchase a refurb SSD. Especially if its OCZ. This SSD came in the original package like it would if it was new. Only difference was that it had a small refurbished sticker on the front of it. Installing it was a breeze and haven't had an issue since. I would recommend this SSD, however, you just never know what you'll get so the next could be a lemon...I took the risk and I've won so far... 6 months and going strong.

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  • Robert B.
  • 1/31/2014 1:42:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: First recertified device I've bought. First SSD I've bought. Amazingly fast, windows loads fast. I heard good stuff about these and I strongly recommend.

Cons: I was wondering where to register this product, could not find anything in the box or the website.

Other Thoughts: Overall I saw an exceptional drive for the money, "manufacturer recertified" I would try again, can be some good deals to find!

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/9/2014 7:15:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: This is still one of the very best and very fast SSD's on the market. And now at a very good price. With the extended warrenty Newegg is offering with purchase you can't go wrong!!

Cons: None !

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  • Lawrence V.
  • 12/20/2013 5:22:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsbroke

Pros: Its cheap!

Cons: Ive never had any problems with OCZ SSD's til I got this one as a refurbed. The price is just too cheap so I went with it. It died after a week so newegg replaced it right away and the replacement broke after a month. Good thing newegg accepted my return and got the store credit which I dont mind because I always buy from them anyway.

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  • Joe C.
  • 12/5/2013 1:08:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt Works

Pros: For a refurb it works great. Its fast and as of right now i haven't had any issues with it. I own the exact same model only I bought it the year prior as a new drive and i get the same performance from this refurb as i do with the new one.

Cons: Warranty leaves much to be desired.

Other Thoughts: As long as this continues to work good i'd say you shouldn't hesitate to buy this simple because of how awesome it is and for the price - its hard to argue with it!

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  • Sabrina M.
  • 12/4/2013 5:43:40 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: My conventional hard drive was going out and I saw this as a great opportunity to finally get an SSD. With the price it was at, I could not pass it up.

I was able to finally (after a couple tries) to get my old HD cloned over and it has worked great from the beginning. Boot times are so much better, even on SATA II. Waiting on a new MB now so that I can finally get the full benefits of SATA III. Awesome drive.

Cons: None.

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  • DANISH N.
  • 11/17/2013 6:10:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDanish Nguyen

Pros: Vertex 4....Wow...I love the review when everyone said it fast...I am so exciting for my new built, replacement Samsung 830 128gb But.....bad thing happen

Cons: DOA first day re-install OS wins 7 Ultimate. its Frozen.
Wasting alot of times in Bios Asus Hero Board, Erase using Asus SSD software, Format, Trying everything...Still no sign of working correctly....Suck, So hopeless
Cost me another $10 buck to ship back to them...What the pain in the A. OCZ com'on. Did you guy fully test it before Recertified.....I love your product man....

Other Thoughts: because of this SSD driving crazy of it defect, I am so frustrating and accidently I broke my Ipad screen during set up, this ipad lay next to me...Man what a day I have...hope next replace wont hurt me :((

Manufacturer Response:

Dear D-gunster,

The Vertex 4 works great with the Maximus VI Hero. Please contact our Support Forum and we will help you get setup and running properly. If we cannot quickly resolve your issue we will arrange for a prompt warranty replacement.

We look forward to hearing from you and we do apologize for the inconvenience.

Kind Regards,

OCZ Support
www.ocz.com

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  • DANISH N.
  • 11/16/2013 6:16:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDanish

Pros: I am so happy to purchase this in good price. I thought its re-certified by their manufacturing should be clean and good to go. Unfortunately Ruin my weekend. its Frozen and Not working. My Samsung 830 128gb boot up nice. Was thinking 256gb would make my gaming better OS But.....it's dead....my gosh

Cons: What can I do when this thing only make me so disappointed. It's Frozen, not boot....Format, Asus hero bios SSD erase software still not make this thing run.....Wow...its brand name OCZ....

Other Thoughts: So frustrating, My Gosh.....

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