OCZ 256GB Vertex 450 Series SSD

QuickFind: 507973 Mfr part code: VTX450-25SAT3-256G
  • 2.5" SATA-III
  • Sequential Read Speed: 540 MB/s
  • Sequential Write Speed: 525 MB/s
  • 3 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Product Description

OCZ 256GB Vertex 450 Series SSD

Storage designed for today's multimedia, multitasking world.
Engineered by longtime SSD experts, the OCZ Vertex 450 Series delivers the performance, productivity, and energy efficiency missing from your current system. Clear your life of computer lag, and get a computing experience worthy of your time.

Proving storage can-and should-do more than store.
Vertex 450 SSDs dramatically accelerate gaming, content creation, and multimedia applications, while driving an improved overall computing experience. Imagine faster file transfers, quicker boot ups, and system responsiveness that makes you wonder why you stuck with that hard drive for so long. Get to know next-generation storage at its finest.

If you want lasting reliability, durability, and stealth operation, here it is.
With revolutionary SSD quality and technology in every drive, the Vertex 450 Series is built to provide years of hard drive-humiliating performance.

  • Cutting-edge OCZ proprietary controller technology, the Barefoot 3 M10, delivers superior performance and 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 based on the latest technology
  • 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

  • Sequential Read Speed: 540 MB/s
  • Sequential Write Speed: 525 MB/s
  • Random Read Speed (4K, QD32): 85,000 IOPS
  • Random Write Speed (4K, QD32): 90,000 IOPS

  • Capacity: 256GB
  • NAND Components: 20nm Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Flash
  • Interface: SATA 3.0 6Gb/s
  • Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch; ultra-slim 7mm
  • Dimensions: 99.7 (L) x 69.75 (W) x 7mm (H)
  • Drive Weight: 115g

Environmental Specifications
  • Power Consumption (Idle): 0.60W
  • Power Consumption (Active): 2.655W
  • 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

  • Data Path Protection: BCH ECC corrects up to 28 random bits/1KB
  • Product Health Monitoring: Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) Support
  • Endurance: Rated for 20GB/day of host writes for 3 years under typical client workloads
  • Serial ATA: Fully compliant with Serial ATA International Organization: Serial ATA Revision 3.0. Fully compliant with ATA/ATAPI-8 Standard Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
  • Operating Systems: Windows, Mac, Linux

  • Performance Optimizations: TRIM (requires OS support), Idle Time Garbage Collection
  • Package Contents: Acronis True Image HD cloning software* registration key; 3.5" desktop adaptor
  • Warranty: 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty

*Current version of Acronis TrueImage HD supports Windows XP, Vista, 7, & 8

Technical Specification

OCZ 256GB Vertex 450 Series SSD


NAND Flash Memory Type 20nm multi-level cell (MLC)
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Form Factor 2.5" Ultra Slim Line
Features Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Background Garbage Collection, TRIM support, Dynamic and Static Wear Leveling, Indilinx Ndurance 2.0 Technology, S.M.A.R.T., 256-bit AES, 128/1K bit BCH ECC
Device Type Solid state drive - internal
Capacity 256 GB
Encryption Algorithm 256-bit AES
Width 69.75 mm
Depth 99.7 mm
Height 7 mm
Weight 115 g

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x 2.5" Ultra Slim Line - internal
Compatible Bay 2.5" Ultra Slim Line


Compliant Standards FCC, RoHS, KCC


Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 540 MBps (read) / 525 MBps (write)
4KB Random Read 85000 IOPS
4KB Random Write 90000 IOPS

Software & System Requirements

OS Required Apple MacOS, Linux, Microsoft Windows

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