Average Bench: 89.3% (76th of 848)

Based on 213 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 10.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 180 480GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 45.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 180 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 179MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 54.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 213 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 482 519
347 Write 452 498
295 Mixed 458 500
104% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 23.8 29.7
39.7 4K Write 86.1 131
13.5 4K Mixed 24.1 33.8
112% 44.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 179 368
69.8 DQ Write 214 347
14.1 DQ Mixed 54.6 87.6
80.4% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
144GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 458
Mixed 472
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 27.9
100% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 62.8
63% 103 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 497
Write 467
Mixed 475
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 14.9
91% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 14.9
52% 114 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 490
Write 472
Mixed 481
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 19.1
79% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 96
DQ Mixed 48.9
51% 83.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,355,258 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 41%
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Desktop 54%
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $100

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