Average Bench: 83.2% (147th of 859)

Based on 105 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VECTOR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 120GB averaged just 16.8% 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 86.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 120GB is 37.8%. 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 44.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 105 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 484 521
291 Write 405 433
249 Mixed 419 458
97.1% 436 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 23.9 29.2
41.5 4K Write 86.3 123
11.7 4K Mixed 17.8 25.1
105% 42.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 166 337
65.3 DQ Write 214 355
10.9 DQ Mixed 44.7 79.7
74.1% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 424
Mixed 453
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 22
91% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 70.9
105% 196 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 478
Write 421
Mixed 438
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 21.9
97% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 76.9
80% 133 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,864,299 SSDs tested.

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Typical Vector 180 120GB Builds (Compare 3,926 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: 68% - Good Total price: $1,154

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