Average Bench: 82.7% (206th of 921)

Based on 504 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX460, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX460, OCZ-VERT EX460

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460 120GB averaged just 17.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 460 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 484MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460 120GB is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 460 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 178MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 54.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 504 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 484 512
173 Write 366 412
250 Mixed 406 448
93.1% 419 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 21.7 27.1
42 4K Write 84.2 128
12.9 4K Mixed 23.7 34.3
108% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 DQ Read 178 317
63.7 DQ Write 209 344
13.6 DQ Mixed 54.4 85.7
79.6% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 349
Mixed 410
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 29.5
143% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 70.8
113% 215 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 411
Mixed 440
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 18.4
84% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 65.9
106% 203 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 412
Mixed 441
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 17.7
100% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 17.7
37% 69.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,476,257 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $94 @ launch in Jan '14
AmazonUS $1502 years
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Typical Vertex 460 120GB Builds (Compare 8,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $818

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Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3 M10. Flash Memory: Toshiba 19nm MLC.

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