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OCZ Vertex 450
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OCZ Vertex 450

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OCZ Vertex 450 SSD Review (3)

MyCE
11 February 2014
  • Conclusion: As a system drive with the operating system and applications running from the OCZ Vertex 450, this SSD is pretty hard to fault. Its excellent reading performance ensures that applications launch very quickly, and writing performance is outstanding across the board.
  • Pros: Silky smooth operation as a system drive., Excellent sequential reading and writing performance, even at very low queue depths., Outstanding 4K random reading performance at high queue depths., Outstanding 4K random writing performance at low and high queue depths., TRIM support under Windows 7 a...
  • Cons: Nothing worth mentioning at this price point.
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OCZ Vertex 450

lanoc.org
13 January 2014
  • Conclusion: When OCZ introduced the Vector, not only was impressed with its performance, but I was very happy to see OCZ thinking outside of the box. What I mean by that of course was OCZ put together a casing for their SSD that was considerably stronger and better looking than the standard black box.
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OCZ Vertex 450 128GB SSD Review

Neoseeker
22 November 2013
Overall 8
8.0

OCZ Vertex 450 256GB SSD Review

maximum pc
4 November 2013
  • Excerpt: We were always big fans of OCZ ’s Barefoot 2–powered Vertex 4 SSDs. Heck, we even ran two of them in the almighty Dream Machine 2012 . If that’s not a stamp of approval, we don’t know what is.
  • Pros: More than enough speed; very solid build; OCZ firmware tools.
  • Cons: Too expensive; 3-year warranty.
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OCZ Vertex 450 256GB Solid State Drive

CDRLabs
4 November 2013
  • Conclusion: TRIM Performance: While SSD's offer many benefits, there are some downsides to using flash memory. One of the biggest issues people run into is performance degradation. Over time, an SSD will run out of fresh blocks and will have to write over data the file system has marked as deleted.
  • Pros: Available in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities, Good sequential and random read and write performance, Performs equally well with compressible and incompressible data, SATA 6Gb/s interface, Synchronous NAND flash, Large DRAM cache, Supports TRIM and idle background garbage collection, AES 256-bit...
  • Cons: Pricey
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Overall 9
8.5

OCZ Vertex 450 2x128GB RAID

Bjorn3d.com
14 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Looking at the model number of the OCZ Vertex 450 and you would be thinking that the product falls in the same family as the Vertex 4. However, the only thing that the Vertex 450 shares with the Vertex 4 is only the branding of Vertex.
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Overall 9
9.0

OCZ Vertex 450 128GB Solid State Drive RAID Review

ThinkComputers
11 October 2013
  • Summary: Final Thoughts Well when I reviewed the Vector drive back in January I said it was a step in the right direction for OCZ and the Vertex 450 seems to follow along that path. The Vertex line now has the Barefoot 3 controller and that should make many people happy.
  • Pros: – Sleek design, – Great performance, – Incredible performance and value with two drives in RAID, – 3 year warranty
  • Cons: – Slower write speed on the 128GB version
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OCZ Vertex 450 256GB Solid State Drive

APH Networks
4 October 2013
  • Conclusion: In the introduction of this review, we have set out to find out "what the fudge is this crap" about the OCZ Vertex 450 256GB. I mean, what is it? It is not the 450th generation of the Vertex line.
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OCZ Vertex 450 256GB SSD Review

eteknix.com
3 October 2013
  • Conclusion: The Vertex line of drives have been very close to the front-line of OCZ’s battle in the SSD market, with a solid set of specifications and a controller that is derived from the top end Vector line of drives, the Vertex 450, on paper, is looking very strong indeed.
  • Pros: Well known vendor, 3 year warranty, High IOPs, Based on Vector line of drives, Acronis TrueImage HD included
  • Cons: Sequential speeds slightly slower than expected, Strong competition at this price point
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Overall 9
8.7

OCZ Vertex 450 256 GB SSD

techPowerUp!
20 September 2013
  • Summary: OCZ's Vertex 450 is a worthy replacement for the Vertex 4. It uses OCZ's own Indilinx Barefoot controller we first saw on the OCZ Vector. The Vertex 450 matches the Vertex 4 in terms of performance, but comes at significantly reduced pricing.
  • Pros: Solid performance, Good MySQL enterprise 48 threads results, Acronis drive migration software included, 7.5 mm thin—Ultrabook compatible, Supports TRIM, 3-year warranty
  • Cons: More expensive than comparable drives, Not as fast as other high-end drives (which are more expensive, though)
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