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Don't forget to give Vertex 3 one egg if you bought it

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I like how Newegg keeps saying that Vortex 3 is perfectly fine when everyone and their grandma knows that Vertex 3/Agility 3/Solid 3 with firmware 2.06+ have a BSOD issue. If OCZ were a serious company like Intel or Corsair, they would have recalled their faulty drives. But instead they are beta testing on their customers giving some insane impossible 16 step instructions (which, by the way, don't work) and trying to make it look like it's the buyers who don't know how to use their computers.


So if you have one of these fail drives, go to Newegg now and leave 1 egg so Newegg knows what's up and hopefully stop selling this crap and/or start giving refunds.
Edited by stepio - 6/17/11 at 3:40am
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Its Vertex.....
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I posted an update to my original newegg review and rated it a 3.

The product itself, when working, outclasses all ssd available. But the current issues and possible lack of support, not necessarily on OCZ's part, bring it down.

I believe that Sandforce is yanking OCZ around not telling them really what is what. If they did, OCZ's next generation of drives would probably not be Sandforce based.
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Sadly I gave my Vertex 3 five stars at Overclockers UK because I didn't wait long enough for problems to ruin it completely. I might submit a different review with one star just to "update mine". One of the users also submitted one star, for the obvious problems.
    
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I haven't had any issue with mine yet, just got it the other day though
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OCZ just told me the maximum they can refund is $250 (or £154) and asked if that's acceptable...
The SSD had cost me $358 (£221) so I've asked for more. They're honestly trying to play us for fools.
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Just send my agility 3 to OCZ rma dep. I will never buy another OCZ SSD again!
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It's Sandforce that is having problems. Corsair noticed that on their Force Series 3 SSDs. Feels like they're giving the run-around to Corsair and OCZ. You could see why people flock to Crucial and Intel SSDs for better performance, reliability, and support. OCZ seems to handle them rather poorly compared to Corsair though.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
It's Sandforce that is having problems. Corsair noticed that on their Force Series 3 SSDs. Feels like they're giving the run-around to Corsair and OCZ. You could see why people flock to Crucial and Intel SSDs for better performance, reliability, and support. OCZ seems to handle them rather poorly compared to Corsair though.
I don't know about performance and support. But sure for reliability
     
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