Average Bench: 91.7% (280th of 1040)

Based on 861 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 215MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 47.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 180 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 292MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 861 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 415 470
242 Write 406 484
214 Mixed 292 333
201 SusWrite 364 443
83.1% 369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.3 30.1
40.7 4K Write 90.2 134
22.5 4K Mixed 33.5 40.2
129% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
165 DQ Read 329 373
96.8 DQ Write 273 359
82.1 DQ Mixed 215 248
185% 272 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
155GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 343 406 346 405 386 MB/s
Read 437
Write 399
Mixed 313
SusWrite 383
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 35.2
130% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 211
161% 218 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 273 303 255 292 276 MB/s
Read 384
Write 331
Mixed 230
SusWrite 278
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 38.6
149% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 204
174% 258 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 287 335 286 330 279 MB/s
Read 399
Write 373
Mixed 256
SusWrite 312
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 34.5
126% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 210
178% 262 MB/s
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 353 422 350 415 351 MB/s
Read 422
Write 416
Mixed 304
SusWrite 383
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 27.2
93% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 204
153% 206 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,042,541 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 8,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $610

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