Average Bench: 89.8% (142nd of 929)

Based on 422 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 85.8MB/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 47.1%. 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 194MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 56.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 422 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 487 520
329 Write 447 500
304 Mixed 458 499
104% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 23.9 29.8
38.7 4K Write 85.8 130
12.8 4K Mixed 24.5 34
113% 44.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 194 368
66.4 DQ Write 216 346
14.1 DQ Mixed 56.9 87
83.8% 156 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,231,067 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 11,497 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $846

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Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (2nd gen) MLC NAND.

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