Fresh-out-of-the-box every SSD is fast. Due to the nature of NAND flash, SSDs get “dirty” over time and the fast performance you once loved is destined to degrade. Vertex 460 is not afraid to play dirty and continues to lead in performance while others drop significantly.
“ The OCZ Vertex 460 is designed and marketed with one major goal in mind, and it fulfills it well, providing a no-nonsense, value-minded SSD that doesn't skimp on efficiency or high performance...accomplishing what it sets out to do: provide a value-minded, high-performance SSD for the mainstream consumer.” Full Review >
“ BareFoot 3 is also able to maintain high performance even under a heavy workload. This is where most of the Vertex 460′s competitors fail. Vertex 460s have unmatched sustainable performance and, in my opinion, this matters much more than being at the top of the synthetic benchmark tables.” Full Review >
“ As our tests have shown, the performance of the OCZ Vertex 460 240GB after 6 hours of use is almost three times higher than the Samsung 840 Pro. The steady state performance is also something very demanding users should consider when they look for an SSD.” Full Review >