Average Bench: 91.6% (255th of 1011)

Based on 671 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.4% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 161MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.2MB/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.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 352MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 370MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 671 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 443 518
268 Write 423 498
231 Mixed 352 497
194 SusWrite 370 442
89.4% 397 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.6 30
38.8 4K Write 89.2 132
15.3 4K Mixed 30.5 39.6
124% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 DQ Read 286 373
79 DQ Write 263 359
17.3 DQ Mixed 161 248
152% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 130 134 134 132 114 MB/s
Read 297
Write 223
Mixed 200
SusWrite 127
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 26.2
87% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 95.8
DQ Mixed 142
104% 139 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 119 122 135 113 137 MB/s
Read 312
Write 220
Mixed 225
SusWrite 126
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 23.8
80% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 91.3
DQ Mixed 145
105% 137 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,503,312 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 55%

Motherboard: Asrock Z170M Extreme4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $844

Popular Vector 180 480GB compatible motherboards:

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Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (2nd gen) MLC NAND

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