OCZ Vector 150 240GB and 120GB Full Review - Barefoot 3 pushes 19nm flash
Introduction, Specifications and Packaging
It has been a while since OCZ introduced their Vector SSD, and it was in need of a refresh to bring its pricing more in-line with the competition, which had been equipping their products with physically smaller flash dies (therefore reducing cost). Today, OCZ launched a refresh to their Vector - now dubbed the Vector 150:
The OCZ strategy changed up a while back. They removed a lot of redundancy and confusing product lines, consolidating everything into a few simple solutions. Here's a snapsot of that strategy, showing the prior and newer iterations of three simple solutions:
The Vector 150 we look at today falls right into the middle here. I just love the 'ENTHUSIST' icon they went with:
These specs are right in line with the previous generation Vector.
Standard OCZ packaging with included 3.5" desktop mounting bracket and a key for Acronis imaging software. You get a sticker, if you're into tht sort of thing.