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[Tech Report] An early look at OCZ's Vertex 3 solid-state drive

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Tech Report has finished their early review of the Vertex 3 and compares it to the C300 and Intel 510.

http://techreport.com/articles.x/20622

Unfortunately, it looks like its still a few weeks out

..."OCZ tells us the Vertex 3 will be available for sale in the next few weeks. Pricing hasn't been finalized, but early indications are that 120GB versions of the drive will sell for $250, while 240GB units like the one we looked at today will run $500. Those prices closely mirror the cost of the RealSSD C300, and they're much lower than what you'll pay for a like-sized 510 Series. Assuming nothing changes on the pricing front, I'd have a hard time justifying either of those other drives over the Vertex 3."
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Meh... We hopefully Micron can get the C400 out sooner.
    
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i can see OCZ secretly change vertex 3 next year of this time to something slower
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Apparently they are in stock @ SuperBiiz

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/970121-...available.html

I didn't even notice

Now to search for some reviews.
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Apparently they are in stock @ SuperBiiz

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/970121-...available.html

I didn't even notice

Now to search for some reviews.
http://thessdreview.com/our-reviews/...small-package/

The review seems a little fishy to me. It's claiming 515mbps read times when the drive itself is only rated for 415mbps. It also shows the C400 beating the new Intel 510's in almost every benchmark by a large amount.
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The 4K on the C400 seems a little low for me, and prices are about 25% higher than spouted in the hyping season. It's SSD season for me. I just haven't picked one yet.

Maybe the C300 will clearance out. I am only on SATA 2 afterall.
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