Ocz Agility 4 SSD(512 GB) reviews

7 customer reviews

This hard drive is a good all rounder.

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8.3 out of 10 based on 7 reviews.
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Andrew, Church Stretton home office use

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Does exactly what it says on tin. Plugged straight in, goes like the wind. Bit soon really to ask me about reliability, so far no problems.
Bad points:
Windows 7 not great at spotting an SSD rather than a hard drive. A list of optimum set-ups for Windows (cache settings, swop file etc) would have been nice
Overall rating 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 5.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 30 Jul 2012

Matt, Higham Ferrers Heavy media user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Has given new lease of life to 5yr old MacBook. Cheaper than buying a new laptop!!
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Performance 9.0
Reliability 9.0
Capacity 9.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Dec 2012

Andrew, Southampton IT Professional

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
This SSD was totally useless with firmware version 1.5 because data was constantly getting corrupted. I was tempted to get it replaced but decided on trying the firmware update to 1.52. This proved to be far more difficult than I imagined as I discovered you cannot update the firmware via USB (I am using a USB 3.0 housing for the drive) connected to a MacBook Air. So I had to use an old PC (with SATA) in conjunction with a Linux based boot CD created from an ISO from the OCZ web site. After all this I did manage to get the firmware upgraded to 1.52 and the drive now appears to be working without data corruption. At least so far.
Overall rating 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 Oct 2012

Product Features

Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 512
Interface Serial ATA-600
Cache (MB) 64
Speed RPM 420
Seek Time (ms) 0.02
Release date 30 May 2012

Manufacturer's Description

No compression-related performance limitations

Better performance with “real world” data streams of varying “compressibility” as well as fully incompressible data such as videos and multimedia files, encrypted data, archive files such as .ZIP files and software.
Indilinx Infused Everest 2 platform

Leading edge dual-ARM controller architecture enables faster performance like nothing else you’ve experienced.
Ndurance 2.0 technology

Advanced suite of NAND Flash management to increase durability and reliability to expand the NAND’s lifespan.
Faster performance for cost-effectiveness

SSDs have 100x greater throughput and instantaneous access times for quicker boot ups, faster file transfers, and overall snappier performance than hard drives.
Less power, silent operation

SSDs use significantly less wattage at peak load than hard drives, delivering longer battery life in notebooks, less power strain on system, and a cooler computing environment.
Greater durability

The non-mechanical design of NAND flash mounted to circuit boards are shock resistant up to 1500 g, unlike HDDs with various moving parts.

Compatability The Agility 4 Series provides leading performance over a broad spectrum of applications, making use of asynchronous MLC NAND to offer an excellent cost per gigabyte. Agility 4 SSDs are innovatively engineered to deliver excellent file transfer rates and superior system responsiveness, all while providing a more durable, reliable, and energy efficient storage solution compared to traditional hard drives. Designed to take full advantage of the SATA III interface, the Agility 4 unleashes ultimate productivity, gaming, and multimedia applications for users seeking both stand-out speeds and exceptional value.

Mirroring real-world performance scenarios over a broad spectrum of consumer desktop and mobile applications, Agility 4 SSDs are designed to provide a superior user experience and extreme performance over the other current solutions available on the market. With the cutting-edge Indilinx Everest 2 platform, Agility 4 is optimized for consistent, high speeds with the complete spectrum of file types and sizes including both compressible and incompressible data for balanced performance like no other drive you’ve experienced.

OCZ Agility 4 Series – Solid state drive – 512 GB – internal – 2.5" – SATA-600

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