Average Bench: 81.9% - 156th / 836

Based on 60 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VECTOR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 120GB averaged just 18.0% 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 84.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.3MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 120GB is 38.4%. 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 161MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 43.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 60 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 474 521
299 Write 406 432
220 Mixed 411 455
95.8% 430 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 23.3 29
41.2 4K Write 84.6 120
11.4 4K Mixed 17.7 25.2
103% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 161 338
65.2 DQ Write 202 355
10.9 DQ Mixed 43.4 79.8
71.2% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB 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 425
Mixed 450
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 25.2
140% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 77.9
132% 254 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 424
Mixed 453
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 24.9
120% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 75.5
124% 240 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 498
Write 426
Mixed 455
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 20.2
116% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 78.6
130% 251 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 431
Mixed 450
103% 464 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 21.6
110% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 13
23% 42.5 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,124,209 SSDs tested.

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AmazonUS $92.251 month ago.
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Typical Vector 180 120GB Builds (Compare 1,716 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 76%
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Desktop 72%
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Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO - $420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,305

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