Average Bench: 90.1% (255th of 1000)

Based on 1,079 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]

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Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 240GB averaged just 9.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 169MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.4MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 372MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 402MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 460 519
273 Write 434 499
247 Mixed 402 508
154 SusWrite 372 477
93.9% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.2 4K Read 21.4 26.7
37.8 4K Write 83.4 130
14.3 4K Mixed 29.6 39.9
114% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 DQ Read 261 363
85.7 DQ Write 262 366
17.2 DQ Mixed 169 312
153% 231 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 336 334 287 196 180 MB/s
Read 353
Write 338
Mixed 253
SusWrite 278
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 30.5
131% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 221
192% 286 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,373,882 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 150 240GB Builds (Compare 20,624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $748

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 Comments

Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (1st gen) MLC NAND

Why manage barriers ... when you can shatter them...

Added 5 years ago.

Good

2 years ago.

4K RANDOM WRİTE 22MB (LOW) 4K RANDOM READ 30MB (LOW) TOTAL READ = 520 MB ( Medium)


Outstanding

5 years ago.

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Outstanding

3 years ago.

The best :)


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