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if this is a repost sorry didnt see it but wow these drives are starting to finally come down in price I think I may jump on the SSD bandwagon with one of these now

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227550

This is the Vertex 2 with 50k IOPS and 285/275 read write speeds
post #2 of 12
Thanks for the heads up, I really want this drive cause its well priced...

But based on all the responses from customers on various sites it seems there is a reason its low priced..

1 or 2 people have an issue I'd say its a fluke, but there are 72 people claiming the drive died on them...

Makes me skeptical...
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Originally Posted by 10acjed View Post
Thanks for the heads up, I really want this drive cause its well priced...

But based on all the responses from customers on various sites it seems there is a reason its low priced..

1 or 2 people have an issue I'd say its a fluke, but there are 72 people claiming the drive died on them...

Makes me skeptical...
ya 72 out of how many tho?? they did a pretty good job fixing the problems with ocz drives on the second revision from what I hear
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If you got the email you can use this to get 10% off:

BTEKFHE28

Brings it down $11.
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ya 72 out of how many tho?? they did a pretty good job fixing the problems with ocz drives on the second revision from what I hear
I hope so, I am going to end up grabbing the 80GB Agility II or Vertex II cause its about $40 less then the Intel 80GB
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I wouldn't gamble with hard drives, pick a better SSD. Losing data is never fun.
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I just got a Agility II. Love it so far. No rebate for me though
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I wouldn't gamble with hard drives, pick a better SSD. Losing data is never fun.
The OCZ ssds are pretty reliable. all the early ssd manufactures had problems with them dieing but the second gen ssds are great I wouldnt worry one bit about keeping my data on an OCZ drive. The new controller on them fixed most of the issues with them

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If you got the email you can use this to get 10% off:

BTEKFHE28

Brings it down $11.
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post #9 of 12
That is a 25nm drive. Buyers beware.

http://www.storagereview.com/ocz_ver...czssd22vtxe60g
Edited by NitrousX - 4/26/11 at 12:52pm
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post #10 of 12
Apparently OCZ is selling more SSDs than any other manufacturer, so you should expect more failure stories. They've also got their competition (like OWC) trying to slander them.

The Vertex 2 Extendeds (Using Intel NAND) seemed to be rock solid. But these new ones are using Micron NAND, so I don't know how reliable they are.

72 failure stories within a few months... your call - try it and make a daily backup?

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Originally Posted by NitrousX View Post
That is a 25nm drive. Buyers beware.

http://www.storagereview.com/ocz_ver...czssd22vtxe60g
These 25nm drives won't be winning any benchmarking crowns - but they do seem to have acceptable performance in the less synthetic tests.
     
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