Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Show us your SSD performance 2

29 Aug 2012   #501
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 
OCZ Vertex 4?

OK, I asked this before and didn't get much info so I'll ask again.....

Any thoughts on the OCZ Vertex 4 drives? I have a 120gig Vertex 2 which has served me well but am looking to upgrade to more space for photo processing purposes.

Anyway the reason I ask is that I haven't been following the world of PC's like in the past as I have school and my photography, however I did hear, or thought I heard, some rumblings about OCZ's (fading) quality.

BTW Iím looking at the 256gig drive for $189 bucks

Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
29 Aug 2012   #502
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
OK, I asked this before and didn't get much info so I'll ask again.....

Any thoughts on the OCZ Vertex 4 drives? I have a 120gig Vertex 2 which has served me well but am looking to upgrade to more space for photo processing purposes.

Anyway the reason I ask is that I haven't been following the world of PC's like in the past as I have school and my photography, however I did hear, or thought I heard, some rumblings about OCZ's (fading) quality.

BTW I’m looking at the 256gig drive for $189 bucks

Thanks
Check Paulpick's numbers HERE

Newegg reviews
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2012   #503
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
OK, I asked this before and didn't get much info so I'll ask again.....

Any thoughts on the OCZ Vertex 4 drives? I have a 120gig Vertex 2 which has served me well but am looking to upgrade to more space for photo processing purposes.

Anyway the reason I ask is that I haven't been following the world of PC's like in the past as I have school and my photography, however I did hear, or thought I heard, some rumblings about OCZ's (fading) quality.

BTW I’m looking at the 256gig drive for $189 bucks

Thanks
For a 256MB SSD that is a good price.

Best I found on a 256MB Samsung is $230 here> Newegg.com - SAMSUNG 830 Series MZ-7PC256B/WW 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

I have not heard any complaints on the V4.

Personally I would go with the Samsung but I don't think you would go wrong with the Vertex 4.

My 2 cents. I hope that helps.
Mike
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Todays update for the Samsung. Writes to date.> SSD Write Endurance 25nm Vs 34nm - Page 206

Samsung 830 256GB Day 159

(GiB) 3,989,792
(TiB) 3,896
(PiB) 3.83

(Avg) 297.73 MB/s over the past 1200+ hours
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

29 Aug 2012   #504
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Every other week, Newegg has the Samsung 256gb model at/under $200. Best I've seen it for was $179 a couple of months ago. It was $189 only 3 weeks ago. If you can catch it for about $200, grab one...you won't be disappointed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2012   #505
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thanks Gary, those scores look damn fine to me

Thanks for the suggestion Mike but I tend to stay brand loyal unless I have a bad experience or something else blows it away. Anyway I was just wondering how the new drive is doing with Indilinx controller over the old Sandforce ones.

Thanks

BTW there was a rumor that Seagate may purchase OCZ - Seagate: Earnings Due Monday; More Speculation On OCZ - Forbes
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2012   #506
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Thanks Gary, those scores look damn fine to me

Thanks for the suggestion Mike but I tend to stay brand loyal unless I have a bad experience or something else blows it away. Anyway I was just wondering how the new drive is doing with Indilinx controller over the old Sandforce ones.

Thanks

BTW there was a rumor that Seagate may purchase OCZ - Seagate: Earnings Due Monday; More Speculation On OCZ - Forbes
Hi bud, I am just away on holiday at the moment so can't type a lot on my phone but so far the v4 has been running great for me, I am real happy with it. I read a lot of reviews on it before I bought it and they all seemed very positive.

Paul
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2012   #507
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Well positive or not i'll have one Friday

Will post my thoughts sometime next week, if not this weekend.

Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2012   #508
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I've just bought an OCZ 128GB Vertex 4 Series for my new desktop and have put the old OCZ Agility 3 into the notebook. Do these figures look right to you guys for an older notebook, feels much faster than it was with the HDD but can't help thinking it should be slightly faster or is it just the limits of the notebook.

Show us your SSD performance 2-ssd-bench-ocz-agility3-30.08.2012-17-03-41.png

Show us your SSD performance 2-capture1.png


My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2012   #509
smiths22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Performance is not all, what about reliability? which ssd 60g is the best?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Aug 2012   #510
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smiths22 View Post
Performance is not all, what about reliability? which ssd 60g is the best?
You won't go wrong with a 64gb crucial m4, it's been proven to be one of the most reliable ssd ever. They are cheap now and also perform very well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Show us your SSD performance 2




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Show us your hard drive performance
I thought it would be interesting to compare everyones hard drive performances with screenshots from HD Tune utility (get from HD Tune). Maybe after some time we could produce a results table. So heres mine: Im going to show you the single WD Raptor X results first for interest: ...
Hardware & Devices
SSD show low performance
I bought a Samsung 840 EVO120Gb which is showing a very disappointing performance. My system is the following: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus P7P55 WS GSkill 12gb Intel i5 760 2.8Ghz 4x Nvidia Quadro NVS 290
Performance & Maintenance
HDDs Show in BIOS, But Do Not Show in Disk Management
Hello, A newbie here that just completed a first-time new Win7 PC build. Successful installation of Win7 Pro on WD 600GB 10000 system drive. Went back and installed 4 additional HDD. (2) WD Caviar Black 1TB 7200 RPM and (2) WD Caviar 7200 500GB HDD from XP system that were used for storage. ...
Hardware & Devices
Show us your SSD performance
I'm interested to see what others are getting out of their SSD or SSDs in RAID. It's cool to look through the "Show us your hard drive performance" thread but here's a place for just SSD performance. I have a 128GB Patriot Torqx. (F/W v1881) Please post your benchmarks.:) Edit: I now have...
Hardware & Devices
Show us your Mechanical HDD performance...
Since the SSD boys and girls have a "Show us your SSD Performance" thread, I thought I'd start one for us mechanical HDD owners. Simply DL, install, and run HD Tune and post screenshots of results here in this thread. Please also tell us the Make and Model of your HDD(s) and any other specs you...
Hardware & Devices
show hidden folders show file extensions thru registry
I am trying to setup a default user or machine setup for how win7 handles folder view options. I want show hidden folders to be set to on for all users and the hide extensions for know file types to be unchecked or turned off ffor all users (so extensions show) I have located them in the registry...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:21.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App