Average Bench: 87.6% (162nd of 929)

Based on 839 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 12.3% 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 82.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 453MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460 240GB is 47.6%. 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 180MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 54.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 839 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 482 515
320 Write 446 500
286 Mixed 453 502
103% 460 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 21.5 26.7
36.9 4K Write 82.2 126
13 4K Mixed 24.6 36.2
108% 42.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 DQ Read 180 332
60.9 DQ Write 211 342
13.3 DQ Mixed 54.5 87.9
80.1% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 467
Mixed 470
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 17.2
105% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 17
33% 62.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,231,067 SSDs tested.

Typical Vertex 460 240GB Builds (Compare 2,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,100

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

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