Average Bench: 89.9% (79th of 853)

Based on 276 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 10.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 44.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 180 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 187MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 55.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 276 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 486 520
353 Write 454 499
302 Mixed 461 500
104% 467 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 23.9 29.8
40.1 4K Write 86.4 131
12.8 4K Mixed 24.3 33.6
113% 44.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 187 369
67.5 DQ Write 215 347
14.1 DQ Mixed 55.2 87.3
81.9% 152 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 498
Mixed 498
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 32.5
162% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 87.8
138% 264 MB/s
303GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 476
Mixed 490
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 30.7
128% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 86.5
135% 258 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 464
Mixed 476
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 28.1
123% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 83.8
128% 243 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 424
Mixed 470
105% 469 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 13.9
118% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 20.4
34% 62 MB/s
52GB 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 458
Mixed 413
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 15.6
66% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 19.4
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 13.6
39% 77.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,281,939 SSDs tested.

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AmazonUS $191.003 months ago.
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Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 2,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,046

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