Reviews and Problems with OCZ Agility 2 Series (OCZSSD2-2AGT/OCZSSD2-2AGTE/OCZ OCZSSD3-2AGT)
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A pain if using an Apple
Pat F., Amazon
12 September 2012
Summary: I had this drive for 2 FW updates and then returned it. It was a nightmare to update if you run it on an Apple. I had to go to the lengths of removing the drive and installing it into a windows or Linux based system to update it. They are fast but again not for use on an Apple product no matter how much the package states it is Mac compatible they are not. I will never own another OCZ product for this false advertising. Stay away if you are an apple owner.
Summary: Mine died after 14 months. Was working fine all along until one day when my computer cannot detect the SSD during POST. Tried changing SATA connections and cables made no difference. I think there are some serious flaws with the sandforce controller chips used, their high (and often sudden) failure rate is way too high to be acceptable. I have 3 SSDs by OCZ, and 2 failed within their 3 yr warranty period.
Summary: I purchased one of these from another vendor back in feb 2011... died and did not even show up in the BIOS in May. OCZ replaced it, of course my data was lost for good as they just gave me a new drive. Now this 2nd one has just died again (again not showing up even in BIOS). Once again all my data is gone Im sure. I have an RMA and I am HOPING the give me a different model as this one just does not seem to be working out.
Summary: I bought two and one died after 3 months. The other one is starting to do the same after 7 months of use. I'd decided to cut my loss and go with a different manufacture. Solid state drive is super fast when you're not wasting time rebuilding your system. Very disappointed. OCZ is well known for their RAM but stay away from their SSD drives.
Summary: The drive was blazing fast when it worked; however it died after 10 months. For the price I bought it at ($233), this is definitely unacceptible. Please do yourself a favor and buy something else. There have been several other reviews with similar outcomes.
Summary: I was all excited and moved my OS to this disk. It worked fine for copying the OS (Ubuntu) and two reboot. The third reboot was a dud. The disk does not even turn on. Over all worked very well for 2 hours. Update: Looks like there is a known incompatibility with certain motherboards. heard OCZ has newer firmware which fixes it. But it won't help bricked drives.
Summary: I know what you're thinking "I'll be one of the lucky ones to get a stable 120gb drive!" yeah thats what I thought! I've never had a hard drive fail....Until 10 minutes after installing windows 7 64bit on this one. Worked fine and then froze and then motherboard would no longer recognize it was there- even if i changed sata cables and changed sata port. Don't test your luck- go with a more reputably reliable drive.
Summary: OCZ has THE WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE I have ever encountered. I ordered this drive for a laptop. After receiving the drive I attempted to file the rebate form. The PDF provided by amazon.com and OCZ listed a rebate code. For 23 days that code was invalid. You could enter the code, but the "Valid devices" were not the Agility devices the PDF, OCZ, and Amazon claimed were valid. The rebate must be postmarked within 21 days.
Summary: I bought this product from someplace else (NewEgg). About 15 run hours (over 2 days) later it died, with windows reporting stop 0x...7B errors = hardware failure. Replacing my old HDD in my laptop showed no problems, so obviously the SSD was dead. I have other SSDs from OCZ, so overall I think it may just be this model that sucks, check out the reviews on NewEgg (wish I did), a very many of this model die in under a week. On a side note..