Average Bench: 85.7% (220th of 955)

Based on 888 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OR150

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 120GB averaged just 14.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 150 120GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 493MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 120GB is 42.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 150 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 269MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 184MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 888 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 493 521
174 Write 393 427
251 Mixed 421 458
230 SusWrite 269 309
88.3% 394 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 21.9 27.3
43.1 4K Write 86.1 130
13.6 4K Mixed 24.9 34.8
111% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 DQ Read 184 325
65.1 DQ Write 211 348
13.2 DQ Mixed 62 96.8
84.1% 152 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 420 423 315 101 100 MB/s
Read 483
Write 426
Mixed 358
SusWrite 296
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 38.2
153% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 304
238% 328 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 412 407 222 157 150 MB/s
Read 360
Write 421
Mixed 342
SusWrite 293
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 34.4
137% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 296
229% 311 MB/s
888 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,537,239 SSDs tested.


Approx. $109 @ launch in Nov '13
AmazonUS $8921 months
Send price feedback
Typical Vector 150 120GB Builds (Compare 2,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,162

Popular Vector 150 120GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - Sometimes benchmarks get it completely wrong...
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance, price and capacity.
  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
  • Details ordered by value - Detailed performance stats ordered by overall value for money.


Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (1st gen) MLC NAND.

Get the best of both worlds...

Added 4 years ago.


9 months ago.

Using it about 3 years. No problems, works very well.

Below average

2 years ago.

After using the drive a few months I had troubles with it, had to update firmware and reinstall windows. A year later something else has gone wrong with it and I am replacing it under warranty. This will no longer be my boot drive.

955 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback