Average Bench: 82.7% (153rd of 850)

Based on 85 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VECTOR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 120GB averaged just 17.3% 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 84.1MB/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 37.5%. 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 44.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 85 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 484 522
291 Write 406 433
249 Mixed 418 458
97.1% 436 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 23.7 29.2
40.9 4K Write 84.1 119
11.5 4K Mixed 17.7 25.1
103% 41.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 DQ Read 165 337
65.3 DQ Write 211 355
10.9 DQ Mixed 44.8 79.8
73.7% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 426
Mixed 446
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 24.2
128% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 79.9
129% 247 MB/s
19GB 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 433
Mixed 451
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 17.1
85% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 27.8
57% 108 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 500
Write 422
Mixed 450
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 16.1
67% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 74.4
89% 152 MB/s
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AmazonUS $92.254 months ago.
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Typical Vector 180 120GB Builds (Compare 3,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop 77%
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Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER - $258

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,083

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