Expert product information on newegg OCZ Vertex 2 2.5" 80GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) OCZSSD2-2VTX80G
Beau L.

Q. visitor asked, I guess thats what you get when you buy SSD in the beginning of the bubble.... Whats the best deal you guys got on an SSD with more than 240GB storage. if i buy something i want to stay under 200. I am running a 240 Kingston that i bought a year ago as my primary. I need more space for the Steam library though.

Darrel J.
Hello! Can I answer any of your Newegg gaming questions? :-)
Maybe. http://www.newegg.com/Product... bought the Vertex 2 while ago and have had to consistently reinstall after blue screens of death on sleep mode
bought it in Feb 2011
i saw i had an orange light on the back of the drive, so i investigated on the web
found out it is a firmware issue and so i tried to update.
installed the OCZ toolbox, drive wasnt recognized by OCZ toolbox
how do i start a trouble ticket or something because this is nucking futs
Darrel J.
I don't know if you will be able to get it replaced or not because it was purchased years ago, however I would definitely check with customer service and see if they can work anything out with it
I guess thats what you get when you buy SSD in the beginning of the bubble...
Whats the best deal you guys got on an SSD with more than 240GB storage. if i buy something i want to stay under 200
Darrel J.
I think I have a pretty decent one for you, hold on
I am running a 240 Kingston that i bought a year ago as my primary. I need more space for the Steam library though.
Darrel J.
Take a look at this one
hmm.. anything bigger without sacrificing the quality of Samsung / Intel?
500gb would be ideal.
Darrel J.
This is the only one I'm seeing of that size that is below $200 :/
thanks man. I will keep looking around the site. I been shopping with newegg around 8 years or so, building my PCs for 15+
Darrel J.
Alright, feel free to come back anytime :-)
real quick.... whats the diff? http://www.newegg.com/Product...
thats a 500 with only 10 less sequential read speed... not sure if i am missing something
Darrel J.
Oh, definitely missed that one lol, but yeah it definitely looks like a good price for a 500
Honestly I wouldn't imagine there would be a huge speed difference either
ok, just wanted to make sure
picked up that drive. Thanks for your help anyway. I think its more trouble than its worth to try to save that drive. Have a happy holiday.
Darrel J.
You're welcome! Happy holidays
Darrel J.
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