Average Bench: 90.4% (182nd of 956)

Based on 602 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX4, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX4

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vertex 4 512GB averaged just 9.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 88MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB is 40.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 202MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 602 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 459 502
362 Write 431 481
261 Mixed 403 459
181 SusWrite 344 441
92.1% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 26.2 33.3
44 4K Write 87.7 132
14.8 4K Mixed 27.8 39.2
122% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 202 341
78.9 DQ Write 217 322
15.2 DQ Mixed 88 230
99.8% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 443 454 457 457 458 MB/s
Read 454
Write 456
Mixed 308
SusWrite 448
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 40.9
157% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 242
196% 277 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 416 418 424 401 425 MB/s
Read 425
Write 418
Mixed 291
SusWrite 409
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 39.7
144% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 254
190% 254 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 449 444 446 444 420 MB/s
Read 358
Write 427
Mixed 317
SusWrite 436
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 33.5
137% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 324
242% 322 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 4 512GB Builds (Compare 7,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop 77%
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Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,169

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