OCZ 240GB Agility 3 SATA III 2.5" Solid State Drive

OCZ 240GB Agility 3 SATA III 2.5" Solid State Drive

OCZ 240GB Agility 3 SATA III 2.5" Solid State Drive

B&H # OCA3SSD240 MFR # AGT3-25SAT3-240G
OCZ 240GB Agility 3 SATA III 2.5" Solid State Drive

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Product Highlights

  • Max Random 4KB Write: 85,000 IOPS
  • Ultra Fast SATA 6Gbps Interface
  • Laptop Fitting 2.5" Form Factor
  • MLC NAND Flash Components
  • Native TRIM Support
  • Shock Resistant & Durable
  • 2 Million Hours MTBF
  • Windows, Mac, Linux Compatible
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Designed to give you the benefits of solid-state technology while still being affordable for its class, OCZ's 240GB Agility 3 SATA III 2.5" SSD is an internal solid-state storage drive that delivers 240GB of memory, fast performance, and solid reliability. With this hard drive upgrade, you will notice significantly faster load times for games, programs, large video or audio files, or your operating system than if you were using a traditional hard disk drive. The drive features maximum read speeds of up to 525MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 500MB/s. It has also clocked sustained random 4KB file writes at 45,000 IOPS and maximum speeds of up to 85,000 IOPS. In addition, it has clocked random 4KB file reads at 35,000 IOPS.

So as to perform this quickly, the drive utilizes solid state MLC NAND flash components, the blazing SATA 6Gbps bus interface, and a SandForce 2281 controller. Beyond speed, it also features native TRIM support so your drive will perform over the long haul and RAID support so that you can combine it with other drives for greater, more secure memory. Along with these features, this drive boasts the same advantages of other solid state drives in that it uses solid-state technologies to perform with less energy, noise, and required power than mechanical hard disk drives. It also is shock resistant so you most likely won't need to worry about your drive if you accidentally bump or drop your computer, unlike traditional hard disk drives. For a solid-state drive that balances performance and value, check this one out from OCZ.

Delivers maximum read speeds of up to 525MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 500MB/s. It has also clocked random 4KB file writes at up to 85,000 IOPS
Fast performance for games, systems boots, professional multimedia applications, and other programs
Promotes cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives
Native TRIM support
RAID Support
Boasts a sleek 2.5" design for inserting into your notebook
2 million hour MTBF
Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, Mac OS X, and Linux
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OCZ 240GB Agility 3 SATA III 2.5" Solid State Drive
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Capacity 240GB
    Interface SATA 6Gbps (Backwards compatible with SATA 3Gbps, but optimized for SATA 6Gbps
    Form Factor 2.5"
    Controller SandForce 2281
    Components NAND Flash Components: 2xnm Multi-Level Cell (MLC)
    RAID Supported
    Seek Time 0.1 ms
    Transfer Rate Max Read:
    Up to 525MB/s for SATA 6Gbps
    UP to 280MB/s for SATA 3Gbps

    Max Write:
    Up to 500MB/s for SATA 6Gbps
    Up to 260MB/s for SATA 3Gbps

    Note: Maximum Sequential Speeds are determined using ATTO

    Random Read 4KB: 35,000 IOPS (135MB/s)
    Random Write 4KB: 45,000 IOPS (175MB/s

    Note: Small file I/O performance is measured using Iometer 2008, Queue Depth 32, 4KB Aligned; Logical Block Address (LBA) range: 85% of total drive capacity

    Maximum 4KB Random Write: 85,000 IOPS (330MB/s)

    Note: Small file I/O performance is measured using Iometer2008, Queue Depth 32, 4KB Aligned; Logical Block Address (LBA) range: 8GB

    Sequential Read AS-SSD: 190MB/s
    Sequential Write AS-SSD: 210MB/s

    4KB Random Read AS-SSD: 38,000 IOPS (150MB/s)
    4KB Random Write AS-SSD: 50,000 IOPS (200MB/s)

    Note: Incompressible data performance is measured using AS-SSD; 64 thread for 4KB specs

    System Configuration: Intel Core i5 2500K processor, ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Board, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

    Max performance achieved using Native SATA 6Gbps chipset

    MTBF 2 million hours
    Shock Resistant 1500G
    ECC ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bits correctable per 512-byte sector (BCH)
    Certifications RoHS, CE, FCC
    General
    Power Consumption Idle: 1.5 Watts
    Active: 2.7 Watts
    Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 32° to 158°F / 0° to 70°C
    Ambient Temperature: 32° to 131°F / 0° to 55°C
    Storage Temperature: -49° to 185°F / -45° to 85°C
    System Requirements Windows XP 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Windows Vista 32-Bit and 64-Bit;Windows 7 32-Bit and 64-Bit; Mac OS X; Linux
    Power Requirements Standard SATA Power Connector
    Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.92 x 2.74 x 0.36" / 9.98 x 6.96 x 0.93 cm
    Weight 2.71 oz / 77 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.0 x 5.0 x 0.7"

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