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TSSDR Mega SSD Giveaway Week 1 – OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD (Contest Closed)

This week marks the second anniversary of The SSD Review and we wanted to find a way to celebrate and thought giving away a few SSDs might be a good idea.

Were we in for a shock?  The support we received in response to our request for ‘an SSD or two’ has been overwhelming and we think that, by the end of this giveaway, this one is just going to be that tough to beat! Help us celebrate our anniversary by taking part in our giveaways starting with the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD.

Congratulations to our winner of a brand new OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD Michael Arnold of Missouri ! Contest Closed

That’s right.  Stay tuned for SSD giveaways from the likes of OCZ, OWC, Kingston, Memoright, Crucial, Patriot and others in upcoming weeks and be ready for it because one never knows what might be next.  This weeks is a OCZ Vertex 4 512GB which we are sure will get the attention but you just might see SSDs of all sizes and form factors, including an mSATA SSD or two along the way we are sure.  Each SSD will be brand new, in manufacturers sealed packaging and eligible for full warranty.

Now for this weeks draw of a OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD!!!!

The conditions are simple!

  1. Comment on this post!
  2. Like our Facebook post (
  3. Share our contest in some way, shape or form (ie. Twitter, your FB in a public post, or any other social site)
  4. Go to our Forum Post and comment on our contest thread for that week linking how you shared the post. (

Our first draw will take place on Sunday September 9 and the winner will be notified via e-mail of either their comments or their e-mail used when joining our Forums.  If the e-mails don’t work, we will draw another.

Heck visit the OCZ Site or Facebook Page and show them some love too!  We never expected them to kick in a 512GB SSD!

The contest is open to residents of Canada and the USA and, in accordance with Canadian requirements, the winner will have to answer a skill testing question (very simple) that will be sent to them on notification of eligibility and selection!  Our apologies to all other countries and, should a manufacturer ok other countries eligibility, we will be the first to amend the draw eligibility for that week.

This contest is not supported by or sanctioned by Facebook in any way.


About Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships.Google+

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    Sounds AWESOME! Thanks TSSDR!

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    I’ve completed all the steps and even shared with my friends 😀
    Hoping u all the best of luck ! ciao !

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    shared, liked, posted, done, did it, completed !! good luck :)

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    Great giveaway! Thanks.

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    Gotta love SSDs!

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    Nice sized ssd drive.

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    Great giveaway! Thx to The SSD Review!

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    nice prize

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    You also recommend where the best place to buy said SSD if you don’t win the one you’re offering…in fact I may just do that anyway…go price it myself

    • Les@TheSSDReview

      Check out our SSD Store or top sellers at the top menu of the site and you will find that answer. Thanks!

  • Dan_Br

    Another great benefit to a great forum. I became a SSD user with the help I recieved here on my recent build.

  • normalicy

    Sure could use some extra space. Only have 8gb left on my current drive.

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    I hope i win

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    Thanks for the oppurtunity

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    Exceeding our expectations again with this great giveaway! Thanks

  • Murray Daniel


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    Wow! What an epic giveaway! Major respect to OCZ and all the other manufacturers for stepping up with such great prizes!

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    count me in!

  • Ren Albs


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  • Don Williams

    Awesome. The speed gains would be incredible!

  • Austin

    Great way to start off the contest with such a big SSD! Good luck everyone.

  • oasis789

    thanks for the chance!

  • Chris

    Neato! :)

  • FreeJet

    OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD…For the Win!!

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    Awesome giveaway!

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    Love the chance to win me some SSD speed.

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    Awesome, hope I win.

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    Here’s hoping!

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  • Kevin Alan Norman

    I already have a fast computer, but I can’t wait to speed it up even more with an SSD

  • ShrimpBrime

    Gotta post for a chance to win!!!

    And your forums are excellent. The SSD optimization guides are excellent!!

  • minnowfish

    The best Drive ever!!!!

  • Leslie Lee

    Ocz Vertex SSD’s are the best !

  • mendicant

    Would love to have one of these

  • dwd999

    This will go great in the new fanless PC I’m building. Let’s all go No Moving Parts.

  • Jerry Lafferty

    I got the need for some speed! also known as mrcapncaveman. Good Luck to all!

  • Bryan Paradis

    Well 512GB is a decent size!

  • duckian

    any ssd can help my laptop :)

  • orbit1990

    nice giveaways!..thanks for the chance.. im hoping to win.

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    it would be incredible to win one of those

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  • David Gonçalves

    It will be an huge update changing a HDD to an SSD…Sooner I see TheSSDReview

  • Jay Stelmach

    I’ve been seriously contemplating an SSD upgrade and this would go a long way to my tri-boot environment.

  • Jonnie Allen

    wow, this could be life changing for some lucky person

  • mike K

    omg my ssd is so small and its full to the brim. so hoping i win this

  • Hun

    Need a super fast and huge capacity SSD for my system.~

  • Kostya

    my hdd is lower than what ssd…

  • Aximous

    Would be a nice upgrade :)

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    I found this site about 2-3 months before, and I’m enjoying those reviews.
    A good luck for everyone.

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    it will improve my pc speed drastically

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  • Joe David

    This would be awesome! More space than my old seagate from ’06!

  • harislg

    i have vertex 2 but i want vertex to have more speed

  • Andreas Niggemann

    Awesome Giveaway

  • Justin Dorado Roque

    Thank you!

  • Lim Chung Chen

    Need it as I never experience a SSD before. This would help me in building my new CPU with limited budget.

  • MG_Info

    Sounds like a winner. An improvement over my current OCZ SSD.

  • Ryan Campbell

    I would absolutely love to have one of these!

  • Simon Butler

    Thats a whopping prize!! Look at the size of that storage! Fantastic competition and opportunity, thank you

  • allan tan

    i will be update my motherboard and put in the SSD to make it more faster pls…. let me win it….. :)

  • Pedro Fradao

    vertex 3 here. looking forward to win this 512GB as mine is 128

  • Isaac Blanco


  • Toby G.

    Awesome! Step 1-4… check!

  • Jon Faerber

    Nice contest. Would love to upgrade from my Agility 3.

  • Kenny Inniss

    Wow 512GB SSD sounds great. That’s a lot for OS and apps.

  • Guest

    I really need an SSD to speed up my laptop!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Hai Dang

    Awesome giveaway!

  • notlofty

    Great give away! Thanks for this opportunity to win a great product! I’m still rocking my first gen Vertex 32gb!

  • Fotis Mantzoros

    Would love to have one of these

  • Homescu Ciprian Severus

    Thanks for the opportunity. Good luck to everyone!

  • Mitch McQueen

    A nice upgrade I think.

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  • Ronald Smith

    I would pass out in excitement, likely urinating myself too, if I were to win this SSD from you, lol. I’d be cool with that though, cuz at least the prize would be worth the embarrassment 😀 Man I sure could put this thing to great use!

  • mynameaintyao

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  • friend

    ill take one

  • Scott Pearson

    I have a 128GB OCZ Vertex 3 and I love it! It would be great to have more space though…

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  • Robert Jokela


  • Tony Cova

    Here’s hoping I win!

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    Hoping to win it

  • Brian Zhou

    512GB of fast would be very nice.

  • Andrey Filkin

    liked, shared & retwit

  • SirJeff Bell

    Thank you SSD Review!

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    Thank You for this wonderful opportunity !

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    Thank YOu!

  • Travis Dillard

    this would be a huge upgrade from my 5400 rpm HDD.

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    done 😀

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    Would love to try this SSD on my rig

  • Dennis Plock

    I’m still running a RAID 0 array of two Samsung SP2504C… 😀

  • Shawn C

    My pc is screaming for a drive upgrade and just to prove that theory .. Thanks for accepting my entry, guys!

  • Shawn C

    My pc is screaming for an upgrade…would love to see SSDReview hook me up so I can unlock it’s potential.

  • xmd5

    Thank you

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    Do want!! =]

  • Ryan Swedine

    Thank you SSDReview and OCZ for this chance! I’m really hoping to kick it up a notch with one of these very large and very fast SSDs!

  • Ricky Pai


  • Sandy Bruce

    A dream come true so close but yet still so far away a 512mb SSD would make my day! lol Thanks !

  • Shane Khoo

    WOO! Commented, liked, shared, and posted in the forum!

  • jjd712

    Oh yeah! gonna WIN.

  • Oregon Slacker


  • Emilio Guerrero

    Excellent giveaway!!!

  • Sarat Chandra


  • John White

    Great idea on spreading the word.

  • Tom Choi

    Gonna need this drive!!

  • flavoie

    Thanks for the nice contest :)

  • p3h2o

    With this comment, I’m trying to win the SSD.

  • Antonio Iacobone

    too bad it’s not worldwide….:(

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    Good luck to everyone!

  • Mister Fix

    Woohooo! :) I’d LOVE one of these! :)

  • Mathias Todisco

    what a great chance… Thank you :-)

  • Eric Renaud

    Wow Canadians are eligible, it’s meant to be.

  • Russell Sleight

    Facebook = No go.

  • Jason Mattis

    Thanks guys!!

  • Chris Taylor

    perfect timing, my ssd just died

  • Jim Humphreys

    Thanks for the contest, Looking forward to my new SSD. I love OCZ!

  • vcdesilva

    Pretty cool

  • Toughmn


  • Ryan Rumball

    I’d love this

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    Great contest! I’ve been looking for a ssd to boost my laptop and I’ve not been able to afford a large one. You can’t beat free!!

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    Great prize, I hope I’ll be the winner

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    Hope I win!

  • Tom Tumbri


  • VidMaven

    OCZ! come to me… Just put a hybrid HDD in my MBP, but I would chuck the optical drive in a heartbeat for this hunk of speedy silicon loveliness

  • spork

    512GB makes me drooolll….! :)

  • Suzan Pulliam

    Would Love to WIN!

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    I need a new Bigger SSD

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    pick me

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    I want this drive :-)

  • Matt Colgate

    I’ll take it

  • shacky

    i love you guys ,would love a ssd

  • Wesley Pittsenbarger

    Thank you for the giveaway!

  • Michael Patrick Arnold

    Would LOVE an SSD!

  • The SBB

    In it to win it!

  • flashlightbuff

    Id like to win!

  • insert name here

    SSDs have become affordable enough for me to pop one into my main rig finally – maybe its time I took the no-moving-parts plunge… free would still be better though :)

  • Shazib Ali

    I would love to have ssd of my fav OCZ Brand

  • floydstyle

    I’m in!

  • Rodolfo Vazquez

    in need for a new hard drive replacement

  • Victoria Bristow

    I’m in – would love and SSD :-)

  • Ben Pham

    I need a SSD badly because my hard drive is running out of space! 5GB left and it’s in the alert mode right now!

    Help me out please?
    Otherwise I will be so handicap real soon :X

  • Michael

    Great giveaway, I would love to put this into my laptop for the extra speed!!

  • Jim

    Hey, I will take one!

  • Bogdan Suster

    nice prize!

  • Jean-Christophe

    Having a SSD would make my life soo much easier 😛

  • harryb

    Cant wait to win this!!

  • Jason Searles

    NEED! My little 60GB Vertex 3 only has ~6GB free…this would be an amazing upgrade!

  • Non Critical

    Good luck! 😉

  • Mark Miller [JRDN]

    Hope I win! Need a new drive for my broken laptop (Christmas present from last year).

  • Ben Harris

    wow 512 gib that would be so cool to win

  • John Yu

    Cool giveaway liked and shared

  • talonts

    Could definitely use this

  • Pablo Garcia


  • Christopher Michael Gorman

    Help me out with an upgrade! Thank you!

  • analogmonster

    comment on this post? This post right here?

  • Brenda Penton

    Awesome! This would be great to win!

  • Chew Jek Hui


  • Heredia CF

    wow nice i hope win!

  • maimdips

    Nice SSD!!

  • Larry Timmons Jr

    THis would make a great upgrade. Thanks for the opportunity The SSDReview!

  • Shamgar Connors

    yo let me win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Heather Kalist

    Liked, shared and entered! Thanks for the nice giveaway SSDReview!!! Link

  • Robert Cummings

    Awesome prize

  • Patrick Horsley

    Sweet! 😀

  • Thomas Bezak

    I’m ready to win!

  • Colton Walker

    I’m desperately wanting a large SSD. I just ordered one from Newegg, a 128GB Agility 3 for $65. But a 512GB Vertex 4…how do you people afford these things?!?!

    Hahaha – good luck to all!

  • Bogdobbler

    Thanks for the chance at an awesome prize.

  • Richard Barkley

    Les, this is awesome! I’m introducing many of my friends to the SSD review.

  • Kien Le

    Wow 512GB SSD!

  • JohnEBH


  • Darko Miloshevski

    Good luck 2 all!

  • Cliff Hairston

    Would LOVE to win this but, if I don’t congrats to the person who does. Looks like a great drive!!!

  • Bert Scalzo

    I have been using OCZ vertex 4 since it debuted – and all I can say is OCZ makes some smoking fast SSD drives. No more spinning disks for me. And OCZ will be my first pick among SSD vendors from now on :)

  • Mark Colgrove

    pick me :)

  • Adam Arvig


  • JC

    Incredible giveaway. Sign me up!

  • cobakk
  • cobakk
  • Juan

    An SSD would be nice, sure!

  • NJ


  • JohnnyTLuxury

    I have the 128GB V4, not enough space! Help a brotha out!!

  • Chris Janecki

    Good luck to all

  • Mark Flynn

    would love to win this!

  • Krozet

    GL All

  • Ulrye812

    Nice contest

  • Henrie Zhao

    i want!!@#!

  • Andy Dinh

    i’m in!

  • Andy Dinh


  • lafaes06

    this vertex 4 would make my sloooww laptop useable again!!

  • Oper

    Good Luck All

  • lafaes06

    When will the winner be announced?

  • Tu Fu

    nice SSD!

  • djjaeger82

    OCZ SSDs are really great drives, its a shame that a few marketing hiccups and technical support issues have trashed their name along the way. Sometimes things are bumpy when you’re blazin’ the trail first, and you at least have to appreciate their efforts turning out the constant firmware updates. Looking forward to buying a vertex 4 in my future (already a happy owner of multiple vertex 2s and agility 2s)!

  • Travelguy2

    Great Giveaway…Would love to redo my build with one of these.

  • Ryan Gentner

    OCZ drives are the only SSD drives I use — reliability and performance are top notch!

  • Guest

    Cheers to OCZ for limiting the countries eligible.. guess I’ll just have to go buy a Corsair SSD drive instead