Average Bench: 86.2% (120th of 862)

Based on 141 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VERTEX450

The Vertex 450 is the third SSD OCZ have released in the last eighteen months. The 450 features an updated version of the now somewhat proven Indilinx Barefoot controller which was first seen in the Vector just over 9 Months ago. The core performance figures for the Vertex 450 are disappointingly weaker, albeit marginally, than both the Vector (by 16%) and the Vertex 4 (by 11%). The Vertex 450 is currently retailing for more than the Vertex 4 and roughly the same as the better performing Vector so the 450 cannot be recommended at this time. That said the 450 is still amongst the top ten SSDs currently on the market and will be well worth consideration when prices drop after retailers have had a chance to build up stock. [Sep '13 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 450 256GB averaged just 13.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 450 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 447MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 450 256GB is 40.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 450 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 194MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 141 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 481 513
250 Write 447 496
246 Mixed 447 495
102% 458 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 18.8 23.3
35.3 4K Write 81.5 128
12 4K Mixed 22.9 32.3
101% 41.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 DQ Read 194 335
62.2 DQ Write 222 346
11.9 DQ Mixed 65.1 99.5
88.7% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free
Firmware: 2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 445
Mixed 461
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 28.1
87% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 91.1
130% 240 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 481
Mixed 486
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 12.8
71% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 13
51% 105 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,462,561 SSDs tested.

Typical Vertex 450 256GB Builds (Compare 97 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI X99S MPOWER (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $847

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