OCZ SSDs - Why are they so bad?

Discussion in 'SSDs & Data Storage' started by jsarwar469, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. Tsumi

    Tsumi [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Because believe or not, it's not destroyed beyond saving/recovery.
     
  2. drescherjm

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    I doubt that toshiba will use that name when they produce new products based on the technology they acquired from OCZ.
     
  3. schmuckley

    schmuckley [H]ard|Gawd

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    eh..
    OCZ:Guaranteed for life! owait.. :wth:
    BFG Guaranteed for lfe! ..owait..
    The agility 2 and 3 i got back from RMA have been flawless for about 2 yrs now :)
    There were serious problems early on though.
    With a (new) firmware flash and a secure erase they are fine, though.
     
  4. Old Hippie

    Old Hippie [H]ardness Supreme

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    Never said it did.
     
  5. AirCool

    AirCool Limp Gawd

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    Just want to share my experience with RMA. I shipped my dead OCZ Vertex 2 120GB ($3 shipping) and got back a refurbished Vertex 3 128GB. (Can't really take advantage of the added speed as my board is SATA II). They ship about 1 day after receiving my drive via UPS Ground. Pretty good experience so far.

    It seems the warranty of the replacement is 6 month or until the end of my original warranty, which ever is later. I hope the Vertex 3 is better. Don't want to re-install everything again.
     
  6. Matthew Kane

    Matthew Kane [H]ardness Supreme

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    I found it bout 30% faster on SATA3 compared to SATA2. I own the 240GB version.
     
  7. uOpt

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    I went through the same sequence, except mine was a Vertex 1.

    The new Vertex 3 I got back instead is one of those that died on my ZFS tests.
     
  8. Matthew Kane

    Matthew Kane [H]ardness Supreme

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    Ah Vertex 1 brings back some memories at my previous work place. Opening a box of 20, prepped for pre-built workstations for client/company, 3 doa, 6 failed on various mixed hard drive test loads to ensure stability before systems were boxed up and dispatched. Vertex 2 was worse in the sense it did not last more then a few months of maintaining it's speed.