Average Bench: 82.9% (147th of 853)

Based on 92 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VECTOR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 120GB averaged just 17.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 180 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 120GB is 36.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 180 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 169MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 45.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 92 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 484 521
293 Write 406 433
249 Mixed 420 459
97.3% 437 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 23.7 29.1
40.9 4K Write 84.2 120
11.6 4K Mixed 17.8 25.1
103% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 169 337
65.3 DQ Write 214 355
10.9 DQ Mixed 45.5 79.8
75% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 414
Mixed 452
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 22.9
135% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 79.1
131% 252 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 379
Mixed 420
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 20.5
108% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 55.7
107% 210 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 430
Mixed 460
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 12.3
83% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.8
DQ Write 70.4
DQ Mixed 12
19% 34.4 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 500
Write 294
Mixed 363
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 16.4
76% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 53.1
72% 134 MB/s
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Desktop 77%
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Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,177

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