Average Bench: 84% (162nd of 885)

Based on 146 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VECTOR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 120GB averaged just 16.0% 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 88.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.4MB/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 168MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 46.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 146 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 490 521
294 Write 409 433
264 Mixed 427 458
98.4% 442 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 23.4 29
40.9 4K Write 88.5 124
11.1 4K Mixed 17.6 24.9
105% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 168 336
65.3 DQ Write 227 355
10.9 DQ Mixed 46.7 79.7
77.2% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 432
Mixed 455
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 21.4
127% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 73.3
127% 246 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,619,061 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $84 @ launch in Mar '15
AmazonUS $9213 months
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Typical Vector 180 120GB Builds (Compare 4,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,086

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Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (2nd gen) MLC NAND.

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