Average Bench: 91.9% (179th of 956)

Based on 203 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OCZ-VECTOR150

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 480GB averaged just 8.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 150 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 81.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 480GB is 48.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 150 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 227MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 486MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 203 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 486 521
272 Write 452 502
292 Mixed 453 505
215 SusWrite 436 496
103% 457 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 25 30.6
39.7 4K Write 81.6 124
14 4K Mixed 27 36
116% 44.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 227 382
66.4 DQ Write 225 350
15.5 DQ Mixed 81.9 229
101% 178 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 482 485 485 488 487 MB/s
Read 464
Write 486
Mixed 330
SusWrite 481
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 36.9
142% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 230
202% 302 MB/s
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 485 486 489 488 489 MB/s
Read 460
Write 485
Mixed 334
SusWrite 480
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 36.3
142% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 233
204% 303 MB/s
418GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 396 390 390 392 394 MB/s
Read 431
Write 450
Mixed 329
SusWrite 392
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 36.5
145% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 233
210% 318 MB/s
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Typical Vector 150 480GB Builds (Compare 10,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $988

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