Average Bench: 90% (187th of 956)

Based on 455 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 48%. 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 204MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 408MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 455 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 481 520
326 Write 446 500
291 Mixed 444 499
293 SusWrite 408 445
100% 445 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 24 29.9
38.8 4K Write 85.8 131
12.8 4K Mixed 25.3 36.1
114% 45 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 204 371
65.6 DQ Write 222 351
14.1 DQ Mixed 71.7 230
92.9% 166 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 408 483 409 459 429 MB/s
Read 455
Write 476
Mixed 316
SusWrite 445
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38
146% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 259
223% 329 MB/s
134GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 469 396 474 405 473 MB/s
Read 468
Write 470
Mixed 309
SusWrite 424
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 36.8
142% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 243
216% 325 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,977,448 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 17,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 52%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $529

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