OCZ Vector 128GB SSD

OCZ Vector 128GB 2.5'' SATA3 VTR1-25SAT3-128G

OCZ Vector 128GB 2.5'' SATA3 VTR1-25SAT3-128G

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  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch; 7mm height
  • Bundled with a 3.5-inch desktop adapter bracket and an Acronis True Image? cloning software registration key (Windows compatible) to easily transfer data from your old hard drive
  • Sequential Read: 550 MB/s; Sequential Write: 400 MB/s
  • 4k Random Write: 90K IOPS; 4k Random Read: 95K IOPS
  • Warranty: 5-years Limited
  • Country of Origin: Taiwan
  • Dimensions: 99.7 (L) x 69.75 (W) x 7mm (H)
  • Operating System Compatibility: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

Specifications Overview

Model VTR1-25SAT3-128G
Release Date March 2013

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Capacity 128 GB
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Form Factor 2.5"
SSD Controller Indilinx Barefoot 3
NAND Flash Type MLC (synchronous)


  • Great performance
  • Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller
  • 5-years warranty


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Sequential Reads1 550MB/s 550MB/s 550MB/s
Sequential Writes1 400MB/s 530MB/s 530MB/s
Random 4k Read IOPS2 90,000 IOPS 100,000 IOPS 100,000 IOPS
Random 4k Write IOPS2 95,000 IOPS 95,000 IOPS 95,000 IOPS
1. Maximum sequential speeds are determined using ATTO
2. Small file I/O performance is measured using Crystal Disk Mark, 1000MB test file size, QD32
Usable Capacities (IDEMA) 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
NAND Components 25nm Multi-Level Cell (MLC)
NAND Controller Indilinx Barefoot 3
Interface SATA 3 6Gb/s (Backwards compatible with SATA II 3Gb/s)
Form Factor 2.5 Inch, Ultra-slim 7mm
Dimension (L x W x H) 99.7 x 69.75 x 7mm
Weight 115g
MTBF 1.3 million hours
Data Path Protection BCH ECC corrects up to 28 random bits/1KB
Product Health Monitoring Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) support
Power Consumption Idle: 0.9W, Active: 2.25W
Operating Temperature 0°C ~ 55°C
Storage Temperature -45°C ~ 85°C
Shock Resistance 1500G/0.5ms
Certifications RoHS, CE, FCC, KCC, C-Tick, VCCI, BSMI
Serial ATA (SATA) Fully compliant with Serial ATA International Organization: Serial ATA Revision 3.0. Fully compliant with ATA/ATAPI-8 Standard Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
Operating System Windows / Mac OS X / Linux
Performance Optimization TRIM, Idle Time Garbage Collection
Endurance Rated for 20GB/day of host writes for 5 years under typical client workloads
Service & Support 5-Year Warranty, Toll-Free Tech Support, 24 Hour Forum Support, Firmware Updates
Included Accessories Acronis® True Image HD cloning software registration key (current version compatible with Windows XP, Vista and 7.) and a 3.5" desktop adapter
128GB VTR1-25SAT3-128G 842024033004
256GB VTR1-25SAT3-256G 842024032342
512GB VTR1-25SAT3-512G 842024032335

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The OCZ Vector does perform really well, with the highest PCMark 7 test recorded to date form a consumer level SSD. Throughout our tests the OCZ Vector remained stable and fast, posting the same numbers even when it was over 50% full with data. The fact...


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Late last year we took a look at the 256GB Vector drive from OCZ and it walked away with one of our highest ever scores. It may have been an expensive drive, but in regards to performance there really was nothing to touch it at the time. 8 months...


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