Average Bench: 81.6% (232nd of 929)

Based on 439 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX460A, OCZ-VERT EX460A

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB averaged just 18.3% 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 83.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.8MB/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 183MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 18MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 439 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 478 515
287 Write 392 421
219 Mixed 409 450
94.9% 426 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 22.8 28.6
40.4 4K Write 83.4 122
10.9 4K Mixed 18 24.6
102% 41.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 DQ Read 183 332
49.6 DQ Write 210 348
10.5 DQ Mixed 48.7 77.8
77.5% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 415
Mixed 447
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 14.7
111% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 43.5
53% 86.8 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 451
Write 419
Mixed 433
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 20.1
83% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 11.5
53% 118 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 365
Write 254
Mixed 276
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 13.4
80% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.2
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 50.8
47% 67.7 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $69 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $8814 months
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Typical Vertex 460A 120GB Builds (Compare 1,624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 86%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme6 - $236

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,022

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