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After having several issues with OCZ psus I stay far far away from this comany. Just my 2 cents
    
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After having several issues with OCZ psus I stay far far away from this comany. Just my 2 cents
Yeah, they definitely ran PC P&C into the ground. I miss them
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Mines been running solid ever since I enabled Hot Plugging in the BIOS- whatever that means
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Originally Posted by Lucky 13 SpeedShop View Post
currently have the last Vertex sitting on my desk. Initialized & formatted, but unused. .
Your not suppose too format a sandforce drive,you have too secure erase and then install too the unallocated space.If you don't do that it won't perform as it should.

Op you do realize it could be your motherboards bios that is having issues.

I have had my vertex 2 for a year and it has performed flawlessly.It's as fast now as it was 6 months ago.I think you will find most people with issues are putting them in laptops and letting them hibernate.That is what is making the drives disappear,as they go into a lock state.
Edited by djsi38t - 5/29/11 at 9:55pm
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going to point out something.... OCZ's SSD's are very picky when it comes to the PCIexpress frequency as thats what the sata clock is based off of, there's also a rumour going around that a bad set of ssd's got shipped and instead of recalling their waiting for the RMA's
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All this bad news about OCZ ssd going haywire makes me not want to upgrade to the 240GB Vertex 3 Max IOPS. I think I'll stick to Intel and go for the Intel 510 250GB instead. SLower but much more reliable.
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You really need sandy bridge anyway too run at full sata 6 gbps.
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I had zero problems with my OCZ Vertex 2E 120GB SSD but as soon as I upgraded to an OCZ Vertex 3 120GB SSD, I was in a world of problems. The first one was that at any one random point in time, my SSD would give up on being detected on a cold boot. I would have to reset to get it to be detected. I was happy that whilst having this problem for a third time (I mean third because I secure erased the previous two times to fix it, for two or so weeks), the update to 2.06 firmware fixed it. Of course, then came the nice BSOD/unresponsive problem, which is my current issue. At any moment in time my computer could become totally unresponsive pending a BSOD or a reset from me. Either way, when I reboot, the SSD is no longer there. I have to cold boot to get it to work again.

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Mines been running solid ever since I enabled Hot Plugging in the BIOS- whatever that means
Not an option for me. Quite literally - I don't have that BIOS option.
    
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Yes, what I gather from OCZ is a RMA is the only solution.
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Yes, what I gather from OCZ is a RMA is the only solution.
I might give that a go to be honest. As soon as I get the next crash (should be any day now), I will fill in a support ticket for an RMA and see where that gets me. I might make one now anyway - no point in waiting.
Edited by Gib007 - 5/30/11 at 3:28pm
    
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