Average Bench: 85.5% - 108th / 836

Based on 502 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OR150

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 120GB averaged just 14.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 492MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 120GB is 45.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 150 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 184MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 60.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 502 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 492 521
173 Write 394 427
250 Mixed 425 459
97.3% 437 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 22 27.5
40 4K Write 86.3 137
12.9 4K Mixed 24.2 35
110% 44.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 DQ Read 184 329
60.2 DQ Write 208 348
13.1 DQ Mixed 60.9 97.1
83.2% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 497
Write 420
Mixed 457
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 28.2
123% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 81.8
120% 221 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 422
Mixed 457
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 16.5
114% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 17.9
30% 55.2 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 419
Mixed 457
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 14.8
63% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 18.4
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 14.5
58% 118 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 339
Write 399
Mixed 258
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 16.5
92% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 19
30% 53.9 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,130,604 SSDs tested.

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AmazonUS $89.384 months ago.
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Typical Vector 150 120GB Builds (Compare 6,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $151

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $955

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

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Below average

13 months 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.


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