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Written by Olin Coles   
Monday, 03 June 2013
Table of Contents: Page Index
240GB OCZ Vertex 450 Solid State Drive
OCZ Vertex 450 SSD
Features and Specifications
SSD Testing Methodology
AS-SSD Benchmark
ATTO Disk Benchmark
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 Tests
Iometer IOPS Performance
AIDA64 Disk Benchmark
PCMark Vantage HDD Tests
OCZ Vertex 450 Conclusion

OCZ Vertex 450 Highlights

  • Cutting-edge controller technology delivers maximum performance and superior endurance without compression or loss of usable capacity
  • Advanced suite of NAND flash management keeps your drive at higher sustained performance over the long term
  • Designed for ultimate reliability with in-house technology and high quality components
  • Excels in both incompressible and compressible data types such as multimedia, encrypted data, .ZIP files and software
  • Bundled with a 3.5-inch desktop adapter bracket and Acronis True Image cloning software with Windows® 8 support to easily transfer data from your old hard drive
  • Sleek alloy housing offers slimmer 7mm z-height for compatibility with the latest thinner form factor notebooks

OCZ Vertex 450 Specifications

Source: OCZ Technology

Sequential Reads1 525MB/s 540MB/s 540MB/s
Sequential Writes1 290MB/s 525MB/s 530MB/s
Random Read Speed
(4K, QD32)2
75,000 IOPS 85,000 IOPS 85,000 IOPS
Random Write Speed
(4K, QD32)2
70,000 IOPS 90,000 IOPS 90,000 IOPS
1. Maximum sequential speeds are determined using ATTO
2. Small file I/O performance is measured using IOmeter 2010
Please Note: Current performance specs reflect update to latest firmware.
Usable Capacities (IDEMA) 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
NAND Components 20nm Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Flash
NAND Controller Indilinx Barefoot 3 M10
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
Serial ATA (SATA) Fully compliant with SATA International Organization: Serial ATA Revision 3.0. Fully compliant with ATA/ATAPI-8 Standard Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
Power Requirements Standard SATA Power Connector
Operating System Windows / Mac / Linux
Data Path Protection BCH ECC corrects up to 44 random bits/1KB
Endurance Rated for 20GB/day of host writes for 3 years under typical client workloads
Product Health Monitoring Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) Support
Power Consumption 128GB
Idle: 0.55W, Active: 2.15W256GB-512GB
Idle: 0.60W, Active: 2.65W
Operating Temperature 0°C ~ 55°C
Storage Temperature -45°C ~ 85°C
Shock Resistance 1500G/0.5ms
Certifications RoHS, CE, FCC, KCC, C-Tick, BSMI, VCCI, UL
Performance Optimization TRIM (requires OS support), Idle Time Garbage Collection
Package Contents Acronis True Image HD cloning software registration key; 3.5" desktop adapter
Service & Support 3-Year Warranty, Toll-Free Tech Support, 24 Hour Forum Support, Firmware Updates
128G VTX450-25SAT3-128G 842024033813
256G VTX450-25SAT3-256G 842024033820
512G VTX450-25SAT3-512G 842024033837


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