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post #11 of 53
I'm hoping their profit margins will dramatically decrease so they can see the error of their ways and just inform the public of the performance decrease. They've already lost quite a few customers (including me).
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Well I bought mine on Sept 20th so hopefully it's not defective...

Edited by Robilar - 2/21/11 at 9:47am
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The article says all units shipped November till now could be 25nm.
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post #14 of 53
Really makes me wonder what the hell is going on at OCZ. Crap RAM forcing them to leave the RAM market, issues with their SSD's and even their PSU's. In the past (before last year) I used a lot of OCZ stuff. Now, well, not so much.

It's nice that they're addressing the issue, but this should have been part of their R&D costs, or, at the very least, they should have advertized the actual capacities and read/write speeds here. Negligence or dishonesty, not sure which is worse.
post #15 of 53
Is there a tell tale way to determine if your SSD is 25nm. I purchased mine in January but the testing and benchmarking showed that my SSD performed around what the specs stated.
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Love my original Vertex. Never an issue and speed is always there.
post #17 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by awdrifter View Post
Wow, looks like OCZ still can't make a good SSD. I remember reading about the stuttering issue on their first gen SSD, and now this. I would definitely avoid OCZ SSD if I ever upgrade to SSD.
OCZ makes the best SSDs outside of Intel and Crucial. They spearheaded Indilinx and SandForce.

Many SSDs had stuttering issues at the begin... and OCZ was one of the first to sacrifice sequential performance for random performance.

Those are the facts.

Quote:
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Is there a tell tale way to determine if your SSD is 25nm. I purchased mine in January but the testing and benchmarking showed that my SSD performed around what the specs stated.
What is the available space after formatting?
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Quote:
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OCZ makes the best SSDs outside of Intel and Crucial. They spearheaded Indilinx and SandForce.

Many SSDs had stuttering issues at the begin... and OCZ was one of the first to sacrifice sequential performance for random performance.

Those are the facts.


What is the available space after formatting?
OCZ had multiple drives with stuttering issues. Solid, Core, Core V2, and Apex all had stuttering issues. The Agility also had serious firmware issue when it first came out. I don't doubt they are the highest selling SSD brand after Intel and Crucial, but their R&D and QA is far from the best.
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post #19 of 53
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
Well I bought mine on Sept 20th so hopefully it's not defective...
You're good. The 34nm models such as yours will have 111GB total formatted capacity. The newer 25nm models usually end up with 107GB.
post #20 of 53
Buy Mushkin if you want your 34nm back.

Wait, actually don't. I still need to order another one of those drives before the week is over, so I need them to stay in stock.
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