Go Back   Hardware Canucks > HARDWARE > Storage

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old August 14, 2010, 04:29 PM
fishingfanatic's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Hamilton Ont
Posts: 1,368

My System Specs

Smile OCZ Agility

I'm considering purchasing a used OCZ Agility SSD and have read about issues regarding this particular drive causing BSOD and other problems. Anyone know if this issue has been resolved?.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old August 14, 2010, 07:33 PM
JD's Avatar
JD JD is offline
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 8,184

My System Specs


Firmware update of the drive may help, however I wouldn't bother buying a used SSD. Especially an Agility which was never a top-model...

Look into something new from OCZ in the Vertex lineup or Intel's stuff.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old August 14, 2010, 10:18 PM
AkG's Avatar
AkG AkG is offline
Hardware Canucks Reviewer
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 5,173

Honestly, the only dif between the Agility 1 and Vertex 1 was the NAND used. Same controller. Same PCB. Same firmware. So I would take any "bsod" problems with a huge grain of salt.

BUT unless you get it a for a VERY sweet deal....dont bother.

"If you ever start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe." -JR

“if your opponent has a conscience, then follow Gandhi. But if you enemy has no conscience, like Hitler, then follow Bonhoeffer.” - Dr. MLK jr
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old August 14, 2010, 10:40 PM
DkRk's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: VanCity, B.C.
Posts: 423

My System Specs


I have an Agility which is likely of the same vintage, and my PC has never had a BSOD since it was put into service. But, echoing the gentlemen above, unless it's a very good price, I'd wait for a sale on new drives.
Protect your chicken from Dokken.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OCZ Agility 60GB $119 @ NewEgg MrDiaz Storage 4 June 4, 2010 05:04 PM
OCZ Agility Series 60GB $127 MrDiaz Storage 1 March 23, 2010 07:55 PM