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I sent the drive back to Newegg not OCZ. The previous 34nm drives are disappearing fast as they are phased out by the newer 25nm drives.

Here is an AS SSD benchmark of the Vertex 2 I had just sent back -



AHCI and write caching were both enabled. 30 mb/s write? That's such a joke. Crystalmark gave me the same results as well. Shame on you OCZ.

Here is an AS SSD run with one of the previous 34nm models (taken from the AS SSD benchmark thread):



Big difference don't you agree? Not to mention that my drive was missing an additional 4 gigs of space due to the new NAND requirement.
Edited by NitrousX - 2/19/11 at 3:10pm
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post #12 of 22
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I sent the drive back to Newegg not OCZ. The previous 34nm drives are disappearing fast as they are phased out by the newer 25nm drives.

Here is an AS SSD benchmark of the Vertex 2 I had just sent back -



AHCI and write caching were both enabled. 30 mb/s write? That's such a joke. Crystalmark gave me the same results as well. Shame on you OCZ.
Those poor scores look like someting over and above nm the vertex 2's i had both with the 1.24 firmware were way over those scores going to ook about see can i find an old ASSSD test ive done...you did join the disk to the mobo with a sata cable and not a strand of spaghetti?
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post #13 of 22
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Those poor scores look like someting over and above nm the vertex 2's i had both with the 1.24 firmware were way over those scores going to ook about see can i find an old ASSSD test ive done...you did join the disk to the mobo with a sata cable and not a strand of spaghetti?
Yep, plugged into my first sata port using a single cable. It's got to be the drive as a TON of other people have been complaining on the OCZ support forums.

Anyways, there's not much I can do right now as the drive is making its way to the RMA department in California. I'm itching to buy the C300 but at the same I heard that the Intel SSD's are much stabler. Thanks for all the help so far moon.
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post #14 of 22
Nitrous, Firmware .06 has been fine for me and it was pre-loaded on my drive. Would you like me to plug it into my SATA 3.0 and run some tests for you? If so, with what program? Hopefully we can find someone with the intel.
 
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post #15 of 22
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Nitrous, Firmware .06 has been fine for me and it was pre-loaded on my drive. Would you like me to plug it into my SATA 3.0 and run some tests for you? If so, with what program? Hopefully we can find someone with the intel.
Sure. AS SSD would be great. There are a couple X25 scores in the ASS benchmarks thread.
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I am running the drive on AHCI and through the 6.0 port on this test. 3.0 is next. Nifty program.
 
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post #17 of 22
The Famous degrading port! 1 Billion Dollar Mistake!

Well, truth is, I never tried to run the drive on 3.0. Wow, what a mistake! I could use some tips on optimizing settings. Quite the discrepancy anyhow. Some parts of 6.0 are flawed it seems.

I tried optimizing write catching, page file, windows search, and other things, and the drive was about the same on 3.0.

Edited by BWG - 2/20/11 at 7:23pm
 
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post #18 of 22
Here's my Mushkin Castillo Deluxe 60gb.
AS SSD and ATTO.
What a difference!

 
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post #19 of 22
C300 on three and six GB's ...

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post #20 of 22
I think you should wait till march 1st when intel releases its next gen ssd with read speed of 470.

Now i didn't read all the post so if I am now off topic sorry, I just read the original post
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