Average Bench: 82.1% (214th of 921)

Based on 402 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX460A, OCZ-VERT EX460A

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB averaged just 17.8% 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 83.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB is 38.2%. 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 185MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 18.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 402 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 480 515
293 Write 394 422
226 Mixed 410 450
95.3% 428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 22.9 28.7
40.8 4K Write 83.8 123
11 4K Mixed 18.1 24.6
102% 41.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 DQ Read 185 330
52.4 DQ Write 212 348
10.7 DQ Mixed 50 77.8
78.8% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 410
Mixed 445
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 20.8
81% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 72.7
126% 245 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 418
Mixed 435
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 12.8
80% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.2
DQ Write 59.6
DQ Mixed 13
18% 30.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,448,144 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $69 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $8812 months
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Typical Vertex 460A 120GB Builds (Compare 1,453 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,056

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