Average Bench: 82% (186th of 885)

Based on 364 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX460A, OCZ-VERT EX460A

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB averaged just 17.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB is 38.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 181MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 18MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 364 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 478 515
293 Write 394 421
216 Mixed 409 450
95.1% 427 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 23 28.8
41 4K Write 84.8 123
11 4K Mixed 18 24.6
103% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 DQ Read 181 330
52.4 DQ Write 212 349
10.8 DQ Mixed 49.2 77.7
77.9% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 417
Mixed 445
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 13.3
98% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 76.1
125% 239 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 294
Write 328
Mixed 244
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 13.6
96% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 13.8
20% 36.7 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 291
Write 321
Mixed 215
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 14.7
95% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.3
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 12.3
20% 36 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 353
Write 219
Mixed 277
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 18.8
82% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 13.4
57% 129 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $69 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $8810 months
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Typical Vertex 460A 120GB Builds (Compare 1,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 87%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme6 - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,094

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