Average Bench: 89.3% - 73rd / 836

Based on 205 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 10.6% 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 86.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.7MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 45.7%. 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 179MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 54.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 205 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 481 519
344 Write 452 498
294 Mixed 458 500
104% 464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 23.7 29.6
40.8 4K Write 86.6 131
13.3 4K Mixed 24.2 33.8
113% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 DQ Read 179 367
69.4 DQ Write 215 348
14.1 DQ Mixed 54.6 87.7
80.6% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 494
Mixed 495
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 33.8
144% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 82.4
131% 251 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 473
Mixed 481
109% 490 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 32.8
152% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 81.5
86% 134 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 464
Mixed 480
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 20.9
134% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 74
83% 131 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 439
Mixed 468
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 23.5
76% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 73.6
114% 220 MB/s

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Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 6,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $746

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