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OCZ Agility 3 240GB SSD Review

September 10, 2011

Earlier within the year OCZ Technology set to drag out of DDR memory production to focus totally on storage solutions and power supplies. they’re indeed a market leader with their SSD merchandise – delivering blistering performance from the likes of their RevoDrive and respective SATAII/SATAIII drives. SSDs are slowly turning into mainstream however until only recently the range of merchandise at shoppers finger-tips have tended to come at quite a high-cost. this can be where today’s product changes things slightly.

Today we will be taking a glance at the Agility 3 series. a worth range still delivering great performance, high-quality components however at a lower price. Agility 3 uses identical controller as the much revered Vertex 3 so we hope for a few great performance statistics. Being the first SATAIII drive we’ve got reviewed this review is certainly aiming to be an intriguing one. so let’s begin our analysis of the Agility 3 240GB SSD.

OCZ Agility 3 240GB SSD Review
Specifications

• Available in 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB Capacities
• MLC NAND Flash
• Interface: SATA 6Gbps / Backwards Compatible 3Gbps
• Native TRIM support
• Seek Time: .1ms
• Slim 2.5″ Design
• 99.8 x 69.63 x 9.3mm
• Lightweight: 77g
• Operating Temp: 0°C ~ 70°C
• Ambient Temp: 0°C ~ 55°C
• Storage Temp: -45°C ~ 85°C
• Low Power Consumption: 2.7W Active, 1.5W Idle
• Shock Resistant up to 1500G
• RAID Support
• Compatible with Windows 7, Vista, XP 32-bit/64-bit, Mac OSX, Linux
• MTBF: 2 million hours
• 3-Year Warranty

60GB Max Performance

• Max Read: up to 525MB/s
• Max Write: up to 475MB/s
• Random Write 4KB: 50,000 IOPS
• Maximum 4K Random Write: 80,000 IOPS

120GB Max Performance

• Max Read: up to 525MB/s
• Max Write: up to 500MB/s
• Random Write 4KB: 50,000 IOPS
• Maximum 4K Random Write: 85,000 IOPS

240GB Max Performance

• Max Read: up to 525MB/s
• Max Write: up to 500MB/s
• Random Write 4KB: 45,000 IOPS
• Maximum 4K Random Write: 85,000 IOPS

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