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I just bought my first SSD - 120GB Vertex 3 Max IOPS. But then I read so many complaints about constant crashes and BSODs. Shame on me for not researching more before purchase... now I'm worried I just bought a piece of junk.
     
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If your worried RMA it.Then wait till problem is fixed to replace.It seems to be an issue with any SSD with the SandForce 2200 chip so it affects most high speed newer models from many manafacturers.
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Originally Posted by crossy82 View Post
If your worried RMA it.Then wait till problem is fixed to replace.It seems to be an issue with any SSD with the SandForce 2200 chip so it affects most high speed newer models from many manafacturers.
If I keep RMA'ing it, am I bound to get one that works properly?
     
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Not untill they fix the issue,havn't read anything else lately except that all Sandforce 2200 have this problem.I would RMA it and get the earlier sandforce drives untill they get it right.Or use it untill it malfunctions if it does.
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Don't waste time RMA'ing at this point. OCZ says Sandforce now knows what this issue is. There probably will be another firmware update reasonably soon.
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post #6 of 18
Mine's been working fine for a month+ now. I did have to RMA my original drive though.
post #7 of 18
If you really want to keep it, RMA, yeah. It will cost you in postage to send it to them but hey, if you really want to keep it!
I RMA'ed and what I got in replacement was actually Dead On Arrival. I was less than impressed. Granted they don't test EVERY SSD they produce but though one likes to receive replacements freshly new from factory, I would have honestly preferred them opening the box, testing it and then sending it to me!
Anyway, I got sick of both the problems and of waiting for them to be fixed so I RMA'ed once more but for refund. They initially only offered me a $250 refund, which is ridiculous because the SSD cost me $358 without postage, but when I complained on the forum, RyderOCZ rectified the issue and they offered me $371.59 (SSD price + the postage I paid). I'm happy with their refund but was never happy with their product. I've now received my Crucial M4 128GB SSD and will install it later!
    
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I just got the exact same drive a couple days ago and I haven't had a single hitch, for what its worth.
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I just got the exact same drive a couple days ago and I haven't had a single hitch, for what its worth.
x2. No issues at all with the one I just installed for a client.
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Mine is working fine, the only problem that i'm having is related to the Marvell controller on my board. I wish I would have known this issue before upgrading my mobo, but well. Other than far from advertised performance, the drive works fine (knock on wood)
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