Wrong, do some research before you assume #$%$. Test after test confirms the vector slaughtering them in performance tests when the drive actually has data on it. Not only that the vector outperforms in write and iops significantly.
I understand that but two problems with that though process. One has it really ever worked in technology? If so please tell me how Sony, Panasonic and many others have fallen and soon probably add Apple to that list. Do not get me wrong these companies are successful but electronic technology has proven for decades that thought process does not hold especially if you have been known as a average player at best.
Secondly people think of computers as something they enjoy and not everyone has the extra dollars to spend on something to keep it going such as a car the average car is 11 years old and most people do not put in synthetic blend oil a few do.
To win is very simple you have to be the product, at the right price, with the right promotion and in the right places, these strategies never go away in marketing so when someone says we are not playing the price game needs to go back to Marketing 101 and live off those principles which I do believe OCZ is recognizing that is why they did Vertex 3.2 along with nand inventory.