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Well, I've had my Vertex 2 exactly 4 months now with now problems.

But I am happily glad that's when I bought mine and not at a later date like atm.

Thanks to you guys posting these forum thread's notifying us about problems like this... Otherwise people would be in a ficklestick & would be angry.

Thanks for the heads up though

And OCZ shame on you!

So besides knowing what model number to buy to avoid this problem, who is the next best contender to OCZ? Crucial?
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Oh no! First Intel steal our nanometers and now OCZ too?!


Seriously though, I've got two of these. I'm hoping they're the better ones


Other Sandforce drives like the Mushkin Callisto are on par. Crucial C300's too.
I was thinking Intel. Maybe Kingston.
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This sucks...I'd glad to pay a bit extra for the 34/32nm version.
I still think it's too risky to make the switch now for OCZ

Anyways maybe the Intel 510 series is a better option...
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Just $10 according to OCZ forumns.
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Wow what a bunch of BS. Don't think I will be buying any OCZ products.

Hopefully none of the other SF drive sellers will do this.
Unfortunately, the SF sellers won't have a choice.

All the SSD manufacturers (Us, OCZ, Corsair, G.Skill, etc...) are only able to buy what is being produced. All the NAND producers are switching to 25nm as it reduces their costs significantly and anyone sticking to 34nm won't be competitive.
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Unfortunately, the SF sellers won't have a choice.

All the SSD manufacturers (Us, OCZ, Corsair, G.Skill, etc...) are only able to buy what is being produced. All the NAND producers are switching to 25nm as it reduces their costs significantly and anyone sticking to 34nm won't be competitive.
That's when we buy something else.Hello Samsung!
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For the record; we are still using 34nm NAND on our drives. I know at some point someone will ask.
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Unfortunately, the SF sellers won't have a choice.

All the SSD manufacturers (Us, OCZ, Corsair, G.Skill, etc...) are only able to buy what is being produced. All the NAND producers are switching to 25nm as it reduces their costs significantly and anyone sticking to 34nm won't be competitive.
will you guys be using equally dense ram though? if its the same density and has the same channels it wont have the same performance hit
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will you guys be using equally dense ram though? if its the same density and has the same channels it wont have the same performance hit
I can't really go too far into the technical aspect of it due to all the fun paperwork I signed when I started here. All I can really say is that if we change anything that drastically, it would necessitate new part numbers.

Our philosophy as a company has always been that if it impacts performance in any way, we will change the part number and inform the customer base of the changes.
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Can't this be a case of false advertising? Since there's clearly a performance difference between the two and they aren't differentiating them, someone could easily say they were purposely deceived by the manufacturer and can have a good case against them.
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Can't this be a case of false advertising? Since there's clearly a performance difference between the two and they aren't differentiating them, someone could easily say they were purposely deceived by the manufacturer and can have a good case against them.
A lot of the numbers are not sustained number but 'up to'...like up to 285Mb/s.
so as long as they include the 'up to' disclaimer in the fine print it's technically legal?
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