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Just curious what the hierarchy is for these drives.

Solid 3, Agility 3, Vertex 3 <-- Newegg Comparison Link

I tried a search on here but I only found comparisons of either or rather than the 3
     
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Solid, then Agility, Vertex is best.
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Originally Posted by weidass;15311937 
Solid, then Agility, Vertex is best.

Figured, They all seem to use the SF-2281 what is the real difference, just better binned memory chips?
     
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I'm not too sure on the exact specs of the 3 series drives, but usually the differences are as you say, cheaper memory chips, also things like the amount of channels on the controller, the speed of the controller, amount of over-provisioning, stuff like that.

There were some cases where even though Vertex was the performance part, it was out performed by an equivalent Agility. But I think that was only the first or second series.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PappaSmurfsHarem;15311909 
Just curious what the hierarchy is for these drives.

I tried a search on here but I only found comparisons of either or rather than the 3

Vertex 3 max iops, Vertex 3, Agility 3, Solid 3.

Agility and Solid are not good with compressible data.

Vertex 3 would be the only one to consider.

At the same time, all 3 use the dreaded Sandforce 2281 controller which has given many people fits with bsod.

Consider the Crucial m4. If you know what really drives ssd performance, it's the best.
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post #6 of 8
If you are not married to OCZ then get the M4 or an Intel and not deal with Sandforce.
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Originally Posted by Topgearfan;15312385 
If you are not married to OCZ then get the M4 or an Intel and not deal with Sandforce.

I agree, sure people will say they have one with no issues. But they have a lot of problems. Crucial and intel are the best imo.
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be afraid of the ocz ssd's very afraid..customer support is bad..they WILL die..just avoid this like a pile of dog poo...get a non-sandforce controller ssd
 
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