Average Bench: 89.4% (109th of 885)

Based on 500 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX4, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX4

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 4 512GB averaged just 10.6% 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 85.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB is 42.4%. 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 197MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 405MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 500 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 458 503
348 Write 428 481
314 Mixed 405 462
96.1% 430 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 26 33.5
44.2 4K Write 85.4 131
14.5 4K Mixed 27 38.8
119% 46.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 DQ Read 197 340
75.3 DQ Write 210 320
15 DQ Mixed 76.6 122
92.7% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 463
Mixed 441
105% 469 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 39.8
166% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 103
136% 244 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 469
Write 413
Mixed 413
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 32.2
144% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 19.3
98% 222 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 447
Write 480
Mixed 433
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 27.9
113% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 121
135% 228 MB/s
228GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 458
Write 413
Mixed 403
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 30.2
122% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 111
124% 209 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 464
Write 383
Mixed 328
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 25.8
111% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 107
122% 208 MB/s
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Desktop 72%
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Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $2,177

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