OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD Review

Here are the technical data according to the manufacturer …

Manufacturer OCZ
Article number VTR180-25SAT3-480G
Capacity 480GB (NAND)
Interface SATA3 6GB/s
Cache 2x 512MB
Controller Indilinx
Flash Type Toshiba A19nm – Multi-Level-Cell
Size 2.5″ (99.7 x 69.75 x 7mm)
Weight approx. 115g
Power Consumption Idle: 0.85W Active: 3.7W
Speed Read up to 550 MB/s / Write up to 530 MB/s
Seek Time
MTBF 2.3 million hours 92TB total bytes written (TBW), equal to 50GB per day for 5 years
Other SMART Support, 256-Bit AES-Encryption, RAIN, ECC, TRIM, Idle Time Garbage Collection, Data Path Protection BCH ECC, PFM+ Power Failure Management Plus, Acronis True Image HD cloning software registration key, 3.5-inch SSD desktop adapter bracket, 5-Year ShieldPlus Warranty (USA, Canada, Taiwan and European Union)

Here is a screenshot of the CrystalDiskInfo 4.3.0 SSD and HDD information software, where is immediately noticeable, that the OCZ SSD is equipped with a temperature sensor – after benchmarks, we measured a maximum SSD temperature of 42°C.