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OCZ Vertex 4 Series (VTX4-25SAT3)
8.4 out of 10

OCZ Vertex 4 Series (VTX4-25SAT3)

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Reviews and Problems with OCZ Vertex 4 Series (VTX4-25SAT3)

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Overall 10

OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Corey C., Newegg
17 March 2015
  • Summary: Bought for a gaming rig. It was my first SSD on a personal rig and I was very surprised at how much faster the PC booted and open/closed programs, as well how quickly in game load times became.
  • Pros: Great drive for a good price bought back in 2013 and have had no issues. Win 7 boots twice as fast as my previous tradition drive. Fast game load times.
  • Cons: none but wish I could afford a larger drive
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Overall 2


Ryan C., Newegg
10 March 2015
  • Summary: They should do a bloody recall on these drives.. I suspect nearly every one one of them will fail within the 5 year warranty period. I hope this drive kills their credability. To be fair though.. their email support is quite good..
  • Pros: Operated quickly, benchmarked as one of the fastest Vertex 4's based on other users benchmarks. Very happy chappy.. until it died that is.
  • Cons: Chip failure. Had a random reboot a couple of times.. never suspected the SSD. Then boom. DEAD. Never again OCZ. Bad components. Stick with Intel.. Crucial, Samsung..
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Overall 4

Died in two years

Violin I., Newegg
8 March 2015
  • Summary: It only lasted 2 years.
  • Pros: The price was very good when I bought it - Black friday sale. The storage size was decent back in 2012.
  • Cons: It started slowing down after a year. The disk just died. I bought it on 11/22/2012 and today is 09/03/2015. So it lasted about 2 years and 3 months. This drive was on a desktop machine running Windows 8.1 and wasn't used too often because I mainly use my Laptop. I also had a regular HDD for file...
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Overall 10

Price doubled

Frank A., Newegg
26 February 2015
  • Summary: It's a good drive but $400? No way!
  • Pros: Still running. I paid 219.99 January 2013.
  • Cons: The price has more than doubled. Why?
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Overall 2

annoying dead drive

Kevin R., Newegg
18 February 2015
  • Summary: I will not get an OCZ again
  • Pros: It is fast when it works
  • Cons: I have had 2 replacements both crash on me
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Overall 4

Reliability issues

Daniel M., Newegg
13 February 2015
  • Summary: Decent customer support until you ask for a replacement.
  • Pros: Good price Fast
  • Cons: I've had this drive for some time now. In the years that i've had it I have probably only used it 1/3 of the time. Within the first 4 months it crashed and i had to flash the firmware to get it to work again. I called OCZ and they gave me the impression that this was very common with this drive. ...
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Overall 6

Dead after two years of use.

Kamron R., Newegg
25 January 2015
  • Summary: Bought this SSD on 8/14/12, and it has worked flawlessly up until today (1/25/15). Windows froze and I restarted the machine. After I restarted, the BIOS did not detect the SSD.
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: Dies after only a few years of use
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Overall 10

Best upgrade to my computer in years

Garrett C., Newegg
3 December 2014
  • Summary: If you've never used SSD, stop living in the 90's and get one at any cost, this thing makes the WD Raptors look like rotary phones
  • Pros: I have been a proud owner of this for over 2 years now Fast, works great, runs Win7 and loads games lightning fast If you have never bought a Solid State Drive before you won't believe the difference. Games that would take several minutes (up to 5min sometimes on my old 7500rpm disks) to load (L4...
  • Cons: None
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Overall 4

Stoped working less than 2 years after purchase

Jose S., Newegg
15 November 2014
  • Pros: Worked well until it didn't
  • Cons: Stoped working less than 2 years after purchase
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Overall 8

Hard reset after two years

Diego D. Zaks B "diegozaks", Amazon
23 October 2014
  • Summary: Very fast, very pretty but died after two years in my macbook. Update: after using OCZ toolkit I was able to format the drive and fix the problem. Still testing to see if it'll last but the drive seems to be functioning.
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