Average Bench: 89.8% (143rd of 927)

Based on 553 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX4, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX4

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 4 512GB averaged just 10.2% 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 86.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB is 40.8%. 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. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 210MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 553 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 461 502
348 Write 430 481
320 Mixed 410 462
96.8% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 26 33.3
44 4K Write 86.2 131
14.5 4K Mixed 27.1 38.8
120% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 197 338
76.5 DQ Write 210 319
14.9 DQ Mixed 76.6 122
92.6% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 469
Mixed 441
105% 469 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 38.5
156% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 104
131% 232 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 477
Write 408
Mixed 407
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 31.6
138% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 82.5
96% 169 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 412
Write 464
Mixed 441
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 32.1
123% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 98.7
110% 184 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 461
Mixed 438
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 15.5
119% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 17.4
68% 158 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 476
Write 468
Mixed 439
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 20.7
125% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31.7
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 21
53% 105 MB/s
254GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 461
Write 422
Mixed 407
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 19.8
127% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 19.9
30% 53.7 MB/s
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Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
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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