Average Bench: 85.9% (114th of 853)

Based on 625 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OR150

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 120GB averaged just 14.0% 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 89.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 495MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 120GB is 42.6%. 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 178MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 56.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 625 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 495 521
174 Write 392 427
246 Mixed 422 459
97.2% 437 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 22.3 27.8
46.1 4K Write 89.8 137
13.2 4K Mixed 24 35.1
112% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 DQ Read 178 329
62.1 DQ Write 210 348
13.1 DQ Mixed 56.9 97
81% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
64GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 423
Mixed 459
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 27.1
114% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 81.2
112% 206 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 421
Mixed 437
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 28.5
109% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 18.6
DQ Write 61.9
DQ Mixed 83.3
51% 54.6 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 426
Mixed 455
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 16.1
100% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 15.9
28% 51.2 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 425
Mixed 449
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 15.3
75% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 60.8
DQ Mixed 14.4
18% 31.8 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 357
Mixed 431
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 14.2
75% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 13.6
37% 79.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,328,095 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $89.389 months ago.
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Typical Vector 150 120GB Builds (Compare 8,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 78%
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Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,077

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

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Below average

18 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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