OCZ Vertex 2 60 GB,Internal,2.5" (OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G) (SSD) Solid State Drive Reviews
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OCZ Vertex 2 60 GB,Internal,2.5" (OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G) (SSD) Solid State Drive

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Great to boost HD performance using this SSD

Nov 24, 2010
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Pros:Solid way to improve system performance for Operating System boot and applications

Cons:SSD's keep coming down in price - buy what you can afford.

The Bottom Line: A 1TB Seagate Baracuda costs $60 and the 60GB OCZ costs $150. Cost, storage capacity, performance and reliability must all be taken into consideration before you purchase.


I have purchased a few of the OCZ Technology Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G Solid State Drive (60 GB) SSD's [SATA II type] for use in desktop Windows 7 systems. The people who use the systems setup with this drive love them.  The RevoDrive is another product from OCZ Technology that is even faster - I wrote a separate review on that; just search on RevoDrive.

This is a great way to boost hard drive performance. They cost approx. $140 to $150 in Oct/Nov of 2010.  Worked perfectly when setting up a Windows 7 Ultimate system. No problems - very easy.

Kit also comes with a 3.5-inch adapter to put in a desktop 3.5-inch drive bay. This drive fits a 2.5 set-up. Consumes very little power.

Buy.com and TigerDirect.com both sell the OCZ drives plus their RevoDrive series.  If you really want to give your system a performance kick then check out their 120 or 180 GB version of their RevoDrive. 

This drive can also be described or listed as:

OCZ Vertex 2 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Performance Series Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

If you want to review the testing, performance and further detailed review of OCZ Technologies, Kingston, Intel and other manufacturers of SSD drives then go to this helpful Web link:

http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=736

I am an independent consultant and have no relationship or contacts at any of these companies.  Good luck!


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