Average Bench: 85.8% (121st of 859)

Based on 131 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 14.2% 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 81.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 444MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 450 256GB is 40.3%. 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 192MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 131 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 479 513
223 Write 444 496
241 Mixed 444 495
102% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 18.9 23.3
44.3 4K Write 81.3 128
12.1 4K Mixed 22.8 32
101% 41 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 DQ Read 192 335
66.8 DQ Write 218 346
11.9 DQ Mixed 65.4 99.1
87.9% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 490
Mixed 492
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 29.9
138% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 15.9
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 92.4
99% 153 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 465
Mixed 428
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 28.8
111% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 87.6
109% 193 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: 2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 460
Mixed 466
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 13.5
86% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 55.8
48% 67.3 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 450 256GB Builds (Compare 15,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $785

Popular Vertex 450 256GB systems:

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