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OCZ Technology Delivers Vertex 3 With 20 Nanometer Flash

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced a new 20 nanometer (nm) NAND flash version of its award-winning Vertex 3 SSD Series. The new Vertex 3.20 SSD is a 2.5-inch, 6 Gbps SATA III-based Multi-Level Cell (MLC) drive that implements the feature-set of the Vertex 3 Series but is built around smaller, state-of-the-art NAND flash process geometry.

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Odd that they would revise an old product when they have newer better products out already. Obviously a different production line... and the OEM has offered them a great deal to keep the production line going... giving OCZ a better margin on the product... selling to retail channels where people are less likely to buy the "best" product/price like they do in retail channels.
 

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Only thing better from the OCZ camp than the Vertex 3 is the Vector.
 

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I recall the Vertex 3 being faster than the Vertex 4.
 
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Vertex 3 MAXIOPS was the business. Regular V3 < V4 in all real world applications. Only some early synthetic benchmarks did V3 beat V4 and again only in some stats. But once V4 firmware was updated there is no question V4 > V3
 
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I have a 3 and a 4. They are very close and both reliable. There were reports of OCZ filing bankruptcy so I wonder if they got new investors
 
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Only thing better from the OCZ camp than the Vertex 3 is the Vector.

you pretty much contradicted yourself.

vertex 4(fw1.5) and vector performs very similarly. each shine in specific categories but benchmarks show them toe to toe with each other in most circumstances.
 

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vertex 4(fw1.5) and vector performs very similarly. each shine in specific categories but benchmarks show them toe to toe with each other in most circumstances.
Until data is on the drive and the Vertex 4 tanks.
 
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sandforce is shit.
 
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Why get this when you can get a sammy with a 5y warranty anyways lol. Shame on OCZ with their crappy warranty.
 
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