OCZ Vertex 4 SSD review with 1.5 firmware

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Test Environment & Equipment


Hardware and Software Used

We now begin the benchmark portion of this article, but first let me show you our test system and the software we used:


OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD with Firmware (initial  release)
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD with Firmware 1.4
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD with Firmware 1.5


X79 MSI GD65 - Intel SATA 6G controller in AHCI mode

Core i7 3960X at default configuration

Graphics Cards

GeForce GTX 580


16 GB (4x 4096 MB) DDR3 1600 MHZ

Power Supply Unit

1200 Watt


Dell 3007WFP - up to 2560x1600

OS related Software

Windows 7 64-bit SP1

Software benchmark suite

PCMark Vantage HDD test 1 through 8
ATTO Disk benchmark v2.4
SiSoft Sandra Storage Benchmark
HDTune Pro
AS SSD Benchmark
File Copy Compressed test
File Copy Uncompressed test
Alien versus Predator game

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