OCZ Vertex 3 SSD Series – 3rd Generation Harnessing the speed of the SATA III interface Industry-Leading Performance A Superior PC Experience The third generation SandForce-Driven Vertex 3 Solid State Drives Series is designed and built to unleash the full potential of the 6Gbps SATA III interface. The OCZ Vertex 3 pushes the limits in both sequential and random data transfer rates, significantly improving your productivity, gaming, multimedia, and overall computing experience over any other solid state drive solution. In addition to maximum performance, a Vertex 3 upgrade promotes cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives. With no moving parts, SSDs provide peace of mind with their superior durability and reliability. Vertex 3 SSDs work in perfect harmony with next generation platforms and operating systems to deliver the ultimate storage solution. 120GB Performance¹ 240GB APPLICATIONS • Workstation PCs • Desktop PCs 480GB Max Read2 up to 550 MB/s (SATA 6Gbps) up to 280 MB/s (SATA 3Gbps) up to 550 MB/s (SATA 6Gbps) up to 280 MB/s (SATA 3Gbps) up to 530 MB/s (SATA 6Gbps) up to 280 MB/s (SATA 3Gbps) Max Write2 up to 500 MB/s (SATA 6Gbps) up to 260 MB/s (SATA 3Gbps) up to 520 MB/s (SATA 6Gbps) up to 260 MB/s (SATA 3Gbps) up to 450 MB/s (SATA 6Gbps) up to 260 MB/s (SATA 3Gbps) 4KB Random Read³ 20,000 IOPS 40,000 IOPS 50,000 IOPS 4KB Random Write³ 60,000 IOPS 60,000 IOPS 40,000 IOPS SPECIFICATIONS NAND Components 2Xnm Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Interface SATA III / 6Gbps (Backwards compatible with SATA II / 3Gbps, but optimized for SATA 6Gbps) Form Factor 2.5 Inch Controller SandForce® 2281 Dimensions (L x W x H) 99.8 x 69.63 x 9.3 mm Seek Time 0.1 ms Weight 77g Power Consumption Idle: 1.65 Watts Active: 3 Watts Operating Temperature 0°C ~ 55°C Storage Temperature -45°C ~ 85°C Shock Resistance 1500G Certifications RoHS, CE, FCC MTBF 2 million hours ECC Recovery Up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH) *varies depending on exact configuration Product Health Monitoring Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) 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 XP 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Windows Vista 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Windows 7 32-Bit and 64-Bit Power Requirements Standard SATA Power Connector Performance Optimization TRIM (requires OS support) System Integration Bundled with 3.5" desktop adapter bracket Service & Support 3-Year Warranty, Toll-Free Tech Support, 24 Hour Forum Support, Firmware Updates ¹ To achieve maximum performance specifications a native 6Gbps controller is suggested 2 Maximum Sequential Speeds are determined using ATTO ³ Small file I/O performance is measured using Iometer 2008, Queue Depth 32, 4KB Aligned © 2011, OCZ Technology Group, Inc. All rights reserved. OCZ Vertex 3 SSD Series – 3rd Generation Harnessing the speed of the SATA III interface MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS Box Dimensions: 152.4 x 127 x 14.5mm ORDERING INFORMATION PRODUCT RAW CAPACITY IDEMA CAPACITY PART NUMBER UPC Vertex 3 2.5” SSD 128GB 120GB VTX3-25SAT3-120G 842024025443 Vertex 3 2.5” SSD 256GB 240GB VTX3-25SAT3-240G 842024025436 Vertex 3 2.5” SSD 512GB 480GB VTX3-25SAT3-480G 842024025559 © 2011, OCZ Technology Group, Inc. All rights reserved.