Average Bench: 90.8% (237th of 992)

Based on 1,060 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OR150

Comparing the 150 to the original Vector is disappointing, the newer 150 actually offers marginally worse performance than its predecessor. A strange result but verified (at least partly) by figures on OCZ's own website: 100K 4K read IOPS for the Vector vs 90K 4K read IOPS for the 150. The newer 150 comes with a 5 year warranty which covers 50GB/day vs. the original Vectors 20GB/day but even this should be taken with a pinch of salt considering that the OCZ stock price is currently trading at around seven cents per share, an all time low. Despite the fact that new Vector 150 performs worse than its predecessor it's still a very competent performer and if prices drop, it has the potential to become a decent value proposition. In the meantime however there are far better deals available elsewhere.  [Dec '13 SSDrivePro]


Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 240GB averaged just 9.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 150 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 240GB is 47.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 150 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 378MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 254MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,060 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 467 521
281 Write 438 500
254 Mixed 415 508
157 SusWrite 378 477
95.6% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 21.4 26.7
38.9 4K Write 84.7 132
14.3 4K Mixed 29.3 39.9
115% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 DQ Read 254 363
85.9 DQ Write 256 365
16 DQ Mixed 155 312
144% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 438 457 460 462 459 MB/s
Read 474
Write 442
Mixed 369
SusWrite 453
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 34.9
125% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 307
244% 340 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 433 433 417 196 187 MB/s
Read 427
Write 425
Mixed 350
SusWrite 350
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 26
93% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 308
243% 336 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 279 414 414 414 416 MB/s
Read 410
Write 444
Mixed 364
SusWrite 387
91% 402 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 33.8
122% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 85.3
DQ Mixed 36.1
33% 48.6 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 255 194 185 158 153 MB/s
Read 452
Write 441
Mixed 362
SusWrite 216
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 33
114% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 258
202% 276 MB/s
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Typical Vector 150 240GB Builds (Compare 19,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 68%
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Desktop 72%
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $792

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