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So I have read a lot of horror stories about the vertex 2's when they first came out, would the new ones be any more reliable or would they be just as bad?
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So I have read a lot of horror stories about the vertex 2's when they first came out, would the new ones be any more reliable or would they be just as bad?

They are fine, but you might be better off getting something newer such as Agility 3 or petrol 4 from OCZ maybe?
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So I have read a lot of horror stories about the vertex 2's when they first came out, would the new ones be any more reliable or would they be just as bad?

They are fine, but you might be better off getting something newer such as Agility 3 or petrol 4 from OCZ maybe?

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Shut it you lol! OCZ are awesome!
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Shut it you lol! OCZ are awesome!
No no no no no, those drives are not anywhere near awesome. tongue.gif
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I bought 3 60gb vertex 2s and updated the firmware right away, but the software wouldnt give me the newest firmware, i think it was actually a few versions earlier.....anyway. They are fast, everything happens instantly. Might not be anymore than 300mb/s but i dont think you would even notice any difference. I was gona raid the 3 i have to get around the sata3 problem but i honestly cant even be bothered. Dont see any need. Just use them all separatelty. Theres a console command you cam type which tells you if Trim is enabled. It seemed to be for me even tho the firmware wasnt the newest.

Only thing that annoys me is that mine where bought as the vertex2E models which had a slightly better controller (i think) and more space but theres no way to tell it seems. Think im being daft tho, anyone know how to find out? Ive tried looking at serials in device manager but dont see what im looking for.

Not that any of that matters like they are still sweet

What makes them crap ^?
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It is just that I have hear allot of people saying they wer extremely unreliable and they are what gave OCZ there reputation, which is why I just wanted to make sure.
They don;t need to be uber fast as they are pretty cheap I also don't want them crashing every few months.
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post #8 of 9
My first Vertex 2 failed after something like 3 months. However, OCZ has improved, my Vertex 4 is rock solid and fast.
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I have three Vetex 2 60gb running separate with firmware 1.35 for around six months and all of them are fine.
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