Average Bench: 90% (91st of 869)

Based on 350 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 9.9% 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 86.3MB/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 44.6%. 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 189MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 56.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 350 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 487 520
347 Write 452 499
311 Mixed 462 500
104% 467 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 23.9 29.8
39.4 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 189 368
67.3 DQ Write 218 347
14.1 DQ Mixed 56.1 87
83.1% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
141GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 493
Mixed 498
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 34.9
153% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 89.2
140% 266 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 435
Mixed 474
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 33.3
148% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 84.8
132% 251 MB/s
242GB 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 502
Mixed 493
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 31.5
124% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 83.6
136% 262 MB/s
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Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 7,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $906

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