Average Bench: 90.1% (76th of 850)

Based on 253 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 86.7MB/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 44.2%. 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 55.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 253 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 486 520
351 Write 454 499
304 Mixed 461 500
104% 467 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 23.9 29.7
40 4K Write 86.7 131
13.1 4K Mixed 24.3 33.8
113% 45 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 190 369
68.7 DQ Write 216 347
14.1 DQ Mixed 55.6 87.4
82.7% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
385GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 498
Mixed 499
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 33.1
158% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 81.7
132% 253 MB/s
392GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 495
110% 495 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 16.5
129% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 17
105% 240 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 495
Mixed 494
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 28.7
117% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 66.3
124% 245 MB/s
226GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 485
Write 433
Mixed 448
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 28.3
101% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 75.2
72% 114 MB/s
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Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 8,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 40%
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $736

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