Average Bench: 85.5% (111th of 848)

Based on 547 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 87.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 492MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 120GB is 45.9%. 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 181MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 59.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 547 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 492 521
173 Write 392 427
244 Mixed 423 459
97% 436 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 22.1 27.6
41.7 4K Write 87.7 137
12.8 4K Mixed 24.1 35
111% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 DQ Read 181 329
61.4 DQ Write 211 348
13.1 DQ Mixed 59.9 97.1
82.8% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 429
Mixed 455
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 29.4
115% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 97
122% 218 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 432
Mixed 455
104% 469 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 28.5
109% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 97.6
121% 217 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 371
Write 404
Mixed 301
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 19
99% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 19.1
31% 56.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,359,232 SSDs tested.

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AmazonUS $89.384 months ago.
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Typical Vector 150 120GB Builds (Compare 6,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $968

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

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Below average

14 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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