Average Bench: 89.7% (137th of 921)

Based on 373 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 10.2% 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 46.3%. 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 189MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 55.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 373 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 486 520
329 Write 448 500
309 Mixed 459 500
104% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 23.9 29.8
39.3 4K Write 86.3 131
12.8 4K Mixed 24.4 34
113% 44.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 189 367
66.9 DQ Write 217 347
14.2 DQ Mixed 55.6 86.9
82.7% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
199GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 474
Mixed 492
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 20.8
136% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 20.4
96% 218 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 459
Mixed 475
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 30.5
110% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 85.9
101% 175 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 425
Mixed 469
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 24.9
95% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 76.3
114% 218 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,460,555 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 9,947 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $897

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