Using an exclusive Indilinx Barefoot controller developed entirely in house, the Vector Series SSD delivers excellent all-round performance...
Anybody with an interest in SSD technology will have been waiting to see what would come of OCZ's 2011 acquisition of Indilinx. The answer, presented some 20 months later in the form of the Vector Series SSD, has in some ways been worth the wait.
The Vector Series is undoubtedly OCZ's finest SSD to date. Using an exclusive Indilinx Barefoot controller developed entirely in house, the Vector Series SSD delivers excellent all-round performance irrespective of data type and impressively manages to sustain high speeds in worst-case scenarios.
Top-notch performance, however, comes at a premium price, and that's our only real criticism of the Vector Series range. Sure, it's one of the fastest SSDs available, but most consumers will find it difficult to distinguish between a £200 Vector Series drive and lesser, mainstream alternatives that cost up to £70 less.
To help round-out the package, OCZ includes a license key for Acronis True Image, a purposeful five-year warranty, and, perhaps most importantly of all, a genuine promise of long-term reliability.
Excellent all-round performance
Remains fast regardless of data type
Bundle includes Acronis cloning software
Five-year warranty as standard
Premium price tag
Performance linked to capacity; 128GB model not as quick
OCZ Vector (256GB)
OCZ Vector (256GB)
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