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120GB OCZ Vertex 3 SSD for $60 (after rebate)

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  1. Static~Charge

    Static~Charge

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    OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drive
    120GB, 2.5", SATA III
    Model VTX3-25SAT3-120G

    $59.99 ($79.99 - $20 rebate) with free shipping

    Limit 3 rebates per person, billing address, company, or household.
    Ends 10/31/2012.

    TigerDirect
     
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    I saw this deal in the email this morning. I would love to jump on it, but am leary given recent news on OCZ. Seems they undercut their profits a bunch by offering all these insane rebates to get people to buy their SSDs, and now they are in financial trouble, with the possibility of the last leader "cooking the books" a little to make themselves look more financially viable. Add that with the fact that OCZ SSDs seem to have a high failure rate and I just can't do it :(
     
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    Yeah...though I am not yet convinced either way that they do in fact fail more often than other brands. I have not researched this extensively...but have also had a few OCZ SSDs starting with the first Vertex 30GB and never personally had an issue.

    More than one rebate per household is cool too. Three is a decent number for an actual end user.
     
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    I had two OCZ Solids and three OCZ Agility 3's, all of them were fine, but that was before their troubles started up. It could all just be FUD, but I've moved on to Corsair and Intel drives for now.
     
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    My hunch/gut feeling is that it is FUD. Don't buy one based on my opinion though! :)

    I used the 60GB version of this drive in a recent build for a guy. Still going fine so far...for whatever that's worth which admittedly isn't much.
     
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    I have this drive as my game drive and it has been flawless for almost 4 months. Very fast even on SATA II.

    Wanted to pick one more for my laptop, but thinking I should wait for BF to see more deals. If this was Samsung drive I would have bought one (as it has low power consumption and extends even more battery life).
     
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