Built to Provide the Best Bang for Your Buck

OCZ Vertex 3 Solid State Drives are designed and built to significantly improve your gaming, multimedia, and overall computing experience over traditional mechanical hard drives. In addition to maximized productivity, a Vertex 3 upgrade makes a hard drive-equipped notebook more portable than ever with superior durability and reduced power consumption. Using proven controller and next generation MLC flash memory technology, Vertex 3.20 SSDs deliver the performance and responsiveness your hard drive-ridden Mac or PC has been begging for.

Features

  • Based on the award-winning Vertex 3 Series, built with leading-edge NAND flash to deliver a superior user experience and improved application performance compared to hard drives
  • Includes SandForce’s robust DuraClass™ features that work in tandem to deliver world-class SSD reliability, performance, and power efficiency
  • DuraWrite™ architecture optimizes the number of program cycles to the flash, effectively extending flash rated endurance by 20x or more when compared to standard SSDs
  • Advanced wear leveling and monitoring - optimized algorithms further extend flash endurance
  • Advanced read/program disturb management - safeguards against errant re-programming of cells during read and program cycles
  • Recycler - intelligently performs garbage collection with the least impact on flash endurance

Featured Reviews

OCZ SSD Features

OCZ SSD Less Lag
Less Lag

OCZ SSDs offer industry-leading low latency, enabling faster access to data and a more responsive computer. Optimize an old notebook or maximize a modern PC.

OCZ SSD Proprietary Technology
Proprietary Technology

It’s through cutting-edge technology that OCZ has set itself apart from the rest. Our secret sauce is in our advanced suite of flash management.

OCZ SSD Award Winning Innovation
Award-Winning Innovation

With innovative storage features, OCZ promises to change your computing expectations and live up to the hype of using an SSD.

OCZ SSD Advance Endurance
Advanced Endurance

Worried about the lifespan of flash memory? OCZ increases durability and maximizes the life expectancy of the flash in each SSD.

OCZ SSD Beyond the Box
Beyond the Box

OCZ SSDs deliver lasting performance and reliability long after the initial ‘fresh-out-of-the-box’ experience.

The SSD Advantage

Faster Performance
Faster Performance

SSD technology enables 100x greater throughput, quicker boot ups, faster file transfers, and overall snappier performance than hard drives.

Cost-Effective
More Bang for the Buck

When considering performance per dollar, SSDs are more cost-effective than their mechanical counterparts.

Greater Durability
Greater Durability

The non-mechanical design of NAND flash mounted to circuit boards is extremely durable, unlike HDDs and their rotating disks and seeking spindles.

Less Power
Energy Efficient

SSDs use significantly less power than hard drives, promoting a longer battery life in notebooks, less power consumption, and a greener computing environment.

Silente Operation
Silent Operation

With no moving parts, SSDs run virtually silent in your notebook or PC to eliminate distracting noise during gaming or entertainment.

For more information about SSDs vs. HDDs, SSD FAQs and tutorials, please visit the OCZ SSD Guide.