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OCZ Vector 256 GB Review: An SSD Powered By Barefoot 3
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Less than two years after acquiring Indilinx for $32 million in stock, OCZ is ready to introduce its first SSD based on controller technology developed in-house. Can its new Barefoot 3 propel the 256 GB Vector we're testing into a performance victory?



Here
is the Techreport review, I found it after I posted this thread.
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Indilinx's next-gen SSD controller makes its long-awaited debut in OCZ Vector SSD, and it looks like the chip was worth the wait. Simply put, the Vector is one of the fastest SSDs ever to land in our labs. It posted the best performance we've ever measured in a number of tests and easily claimed the top spot in our overall performance index. More impressive is the fact that the drive is competitive regardless of whether the I/O consists of sequential, random, read, or write requests.The Vector's performance is very well balanced..
Mod edit: Incorrect post format. Please post the first paragraph of the article only.
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Yay. I was waiting for this. smile.gif
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I'm curious to see the IOPs consistency.... a new criteria that Intel and Anand are pushing.
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ill stick with Samsung's proven track record in reliability in (all) there products. they have good QA. ill probably add an 830 or 840/pro (not sure what price/performace i want yet) to my current system when prices bottom.
post #5 of 17
Nice. And Vertex 4 already has great fiability.
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Walking Barefoot in the Sandforce lol yea I'm crazy.
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post #7 of 17
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... OCZ is ready to introduce its first SSD based on controller technology developed in-house.

Impressive review but honestly it's going to take awhile before I trust anything OCZ developed in-house.
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post #8 of 17
impressive. So far OCZ has done a great job with regards to their line up this year with their release and FW on the vertex 4 and agility 4.
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post #9 of 17
Good work OCZ. It will take at least two generations of good SSD's before you guys dig yourselves out of the reputational Pit of Doom on the Mountain of Despair guarded by the Dragons of Eternity.

Ever since the Agility III.... I have not trusted their stuff in my computer. Their reputation is severely marred by their past, but let's see if they can survive and make some good products. Here's hoping.
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

I'm curious to see the IOPs consistency.... a new criteria that Intel and Anand are pushing.

The anand review covers this.
 
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