Average Bench: 83.5% (147th of 862)

Based on 116 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VECTOR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 120GB averaged just 16.5% 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 86.7MB/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 36.4%. 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 167MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 45.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 116 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 486 521
294 Write 407 433
250 Mixed 421 458
97.7% 438 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 23.7 29.1
40.9 4K Write 86.7 122
11.6 4K Mixed 17.8 25
105% 42.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 167 337
63.7 DQ Write 219 356
10.9 DQ Mixed 45.6 79.6
75.5% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 428
Mixed 455
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 19.6
127% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 13.4
95% 217 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 430
Mixed 450
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 15.7
117% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 15.6
39% 76.3 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 429
Mixed 441
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 17.8
66% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 16.9
DQ Write 43.4
DQ Mixed 69.6
42% 43.3 MB/s
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AmazonUS $92.2510 months ago.
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Typical Vector 180 120GB Builds (Compare 3,138 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 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,070

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