Average Bench: 90.1% (83rd of 859)

Based on 305 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 9.8% 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 86.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 44.8%. 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 55.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 305 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 487 520
355 Write 455 500
306 Mixed 462 500
104% 468 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 24 30
40.2 4K Write 86.3 131
12.8 4K Mixed 24.3 33.8
113% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 190 369
67.3 DQ Write 217 347
14.2 DQ Mixed 55.6 87.3
82.8% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 439
Mixed 460
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 26.5
98% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 73.8
104% 194 MB/s
366GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 506
Write 487
Mixed 493
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 10.1
82% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 17.8
91% 206 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 311
Write 350
Mixed 260
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 13.5
77% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 67
DQ Mixed 13.9
20% 35.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,842,734 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 3,791 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 72%
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $863

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