Average Bench: 90.9% (233rd of 991)

Based on 563 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 9.0% 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 99.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 180 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 374MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 235MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 563 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 470 520
314 Write 440 500
247 Mixed 414 499
206 SusWrite 374 444
95.6% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 24.3 30
38.8 4K Write 87.2 132
13.4 4K Mixed 27.2 38.3
118% 46.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 235 372
67 DQ Write 237 355
14.4 DQ Mixed 99.1 242
112% 190 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 342 415 356 407 328 MB/s
Read 412
Write 413
Mixed 293
SusWrite 371
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.7
142% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 222
178% 253 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 13,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,275

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