Average Bench: 90.3% (218th of 976)

Based on 521 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 9.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 180 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 86MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 180 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 220MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 373MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 521 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 474 520
319 Write 442 500
260 Mixed 427 499
194 SusWrite 373 443
96.6% 429 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.2 29.9
39.1 4K Write 86.4 130
13.1 4K Mixed 26.3 37.8
116% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 220 372
66.4 DQ Write 229 352
14.2 DQ Mixed 86 239
103% 178 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
297GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 393 417 415 404 428 MB/s
Read 410
Write 422
Mixed 312
SusWrite 418
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 34.1
148% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 242
207% 306 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 323 344 281 324 274 MB/s
Read 454
Write 456
Mixed 326
SusWrite 330
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 36.8
139% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 237
194% 277 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 290 341 289 336 284 MB/s
Read 454
Write 373
Mixed 254
SusWrite 317
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 36.5
137% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 213
183% 273 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 386 393 286 324 272 MB/s
Read 455
Write 459
Mixed 326
SusWrite 354
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 33.4
119% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 248
217% 323 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 304 414 368 444 369 MB/s
Read 444
Write 456
Mixed 308
SusWrite 377
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 34
127% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 38
39% 61.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,387,541 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 12,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,236

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