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OCZ Agility 120GB SSD

Posted August 5, 2009 by Jake in Storage, HDs & SSDs







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by Jake
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Solid State Drives (SSDs) are a very attractive lure, particularly to enthusiasts.  Outstanding performance, lightweight, and power frugal are mighty tempting features. But the price of these drives remain high overall. There is a clear trend, however, by manufacturers to offer SSDs that are more "affordable". But consumers don’t want "cheap"; there is a difference. We want our cake, and to eat it too: we want speed and affordability, and we make no excuses for that. And it just so happens that today we have a new SSD that may just give that to us.

OCZ’s Agility is the latest in their solid state drive product lineup, and with it featuring the Indilinx ‘Barefoot’ controller we have no doubt it’ll likely be fast. But the Agility is considerably less expensive than its competitors by using some cheaper memory chips. How significantly will this affect its performance? How does it stack up against other SSDs? Is it worth the money? These are questions consumers want to know, and so do we. Today we’ll put the OCZ Agility against its competitors, as well as its sibling the renowned OCZ Vertex, in order to definitively answer those questions.

Thanks go to our friends at OCZ Technology for supplying the review sample.

Entering the memory market in August 2000, OCZ Technology was built around the determination to manufacture the best high speed DDR and RDRAM. OCZ was founded by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts, and our commitment to the end-user has not digressed. OCZ Technology has been an innovator in many areas. At OCZ we have one primary goal, and it is to make sure that every customer is 110% satisfied. Every employee at OCZ is dedicated to accomplishing this goal. We offer a Lifetime warranty on every memory module we sell. We back this warranty with friendly, courteous staff that is willing to answer any question. At OCZ, if a staff member cannot answer your question, they will be forthright and put you in touch with a technician or engineer who can properly assist you.



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