Average Bench: 87% (110th of 859)

Based on 595 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX460, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX460, OCZ-VERT EX460

The OCZ Vertex 460 replaces the Vertex 450. The main difference between the two is a change from Intel/Micron (IMFT) 20nm MLC NAND to Toshiba 19nm MLC NAND, a fitting move considering that Toshiba acquired OCZ shortly before the Vertex 460's release. Comparing the Vertex 460 and 450 shows that the two drives are broadly on a par in terms of performance. In terms of pricing the Vertex 460 is priced reasonably considering its age, I expect prices will drop rapidly as retailers build stocks of the relatively new drive. At current prices the 240GB Vertex 460 represents above average value for money but struggles to compete with its slightly more expensive sibling, the Vector 150. Comparing the 460 and 150 shows that Vector 150 leads in terms of effective speed by 10% but only costs 5% more than the 460. [Mar '14 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460 240GB averaged just 12.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 460 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 82.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 447MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460 240GB is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 460 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 185MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 56.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 595 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 474 514
292 Write 439 497
280 Mixed 447 500
101% 454 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 21.3 26.7
39.9 4K Write 82.4 127
12.5 4K Mixed 24.7 37.3
108% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 DQ Read 185 332
64.2 DQ Write 210 341
13.6 DQ Mixed 56.4 87.9
81.5% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 470
Mixed 485
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 35.4
137% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 82.1
127% 239 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 461
Write 336
Mixed 389
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 25.8
96% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 81.5
82% 134 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 78.6
Write 315
Mixed 125
40% 173 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 14
67% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 23.6
DQ Write 53.5
DQ Mixed 13.6
18% 30.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,862,811 SSDs tested.

Typical Vertex 460 240GB Builds (Compare 1,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,175

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

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