AnandTech 13-year Anniversary Giveaways Continue: OCZ Vertex SSDby Anand Lal Shimpi on July 5, 2010 12:00 PM EST
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Happy 4th to our US readers. And a very special 4th to the winner of our last contest: mmmmmdonuts21. Respond to my email with your shipping info and we'll get your prize out right away.
Given the subject matter of the review I'm writing today, our next giveaway is fitting. OCZ grew its loyal userbase with memory but in the past couple of years has become known for its SSDs. Thus it shouldn't be surprising to anyone that OCZ sent over a 60GB Vertex SSD for today's giveaway.
The Vertex is based on Indilinx's Barefoot controller. You can get an idea for how the Barefoot performs using our SSD Bench database.
To enter the giveaway all you need to do is respond to this post with a comment. Please only respond with one comment.
Now the rules. This contest is unfortunately only available to US residents in one of the 50 states. I realize that AnandTech is an international site and I do highly value all of our readers, unfortunately extending the contest rules outside of the US is a bit more than we're able to reliably handle today. That's not to say that we won't at some point in the future, we just have little experience doing such things and don't want to get burned early on.
Secondly, you are only allowed to enter once. Multiple entries will disqualify you.
Entries will be accepted from 2:00 PM EDT on July 5, 2010 through 2:00 PM EDT on July 6, 2010. Winner will be selected by July 8, 2010.
Good luck everyone :)
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futrtrubl - Monday, July 5, 2010 - linkHell yeah!
AnotherGuy - Monday, July 5, 2010 - linkI want it so bad...
Koryk - Monday, July 5, 2010 - linkhook it up!
romo - Monday, July 5, 2010 - linkssd ftw
Vidmar - Monday, July 5, 2010 - linkSSD Please!
Fritzr - Monday, July 5, 2010 - linkMy desktop machine would like a new system drive :)
ncc1701k - Monday, July 5, 2010 - linkshouldn't they be sending the vertex 2 series by now?
hadakaneko - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkyay ocz
FaRKle0079 - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkI'm so in!
phanmc - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - linkBeen waiting for SSD prices to drop, would really like to get my hands on them.