OCZ Vector 256GB SATA III 2.5'' SSD Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2013-03-01

The Vector is one of the latest products from OCZ, sports an in-house Indilinx Barefoot 3 NAND controller and has succeeded to surpass most of the SSDs we have tested so far. The Vector is available in 128GB, 256 and 512GB capacities and is also bundled with Acronis disk cloning software, which is very useful when transferring data from one drive to another.

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Packaging, A Closer Look

The latest SSD from OCZ, Vector, is shipped inside a small sized cardboard enclosure, with a photo of the actual product on the frontal side along with some highlights and total flash capacity. Vector also ships with an Acronis True Image HD Software license, used for HDD/SSD cloning:




On the back side we will see a small product description:




After the removal of the outside packaging, we will end up with an envelope, which contains the SSD along with its bundle:





As documentation, we will receive the leaflet with the Acronis True Image HD Software serial number and some instructions for installation:




The Vector is also shipped with a metallic adapter (3.5’’ mounting kit):




OCZ have also included the “I Love my OCZ SSD” sticker:




Vector’s chassis is made of metal and on the top side we will see a nice product logo:




The Vector comes with the mounting holes on the laterals; considering that it is only 7mm in height, it can be installed in more systems which have these requirements, like Ultrabooks:




On the back we can observe the SATA Data/Power ports:




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