Average Bench: 91.2% (249th of 1003)

Based on 609 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.7% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 130MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 46.9%. 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 370MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 384MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 609 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 457 519
304 Write 432 499
237 Mixed 384 498
195 SusWrite 370 443
92.4% 411 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.5 30
39 4K Write 88.1 131
13.6 4K Mixed 28.8 38.7
121% 47.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 DQ Read 259 373
74 DQ Write 248 358
15.3 DQ Mixed 130 247
132% 212 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 406 397 474 404 349 MB/s
Read 462
Write 470
Mixed 315
SusWrite 418
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 36.5
138% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 237
210% 316 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 297 425 374 434 383 MB/s
Read 473
Write 475
Mixed 324
SusWrite 390
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 36
136% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 242
214% 320 MB/s
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 387 452 397 472 399 MB/s
Read 455
Write 468
Mixed 319
SusWrite 425
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 29.7
104% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 226
162% 210 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 196 231 191 225 193 MB/s
Read 432
Write 313
Mixed 234
SusWrite 213
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 33.1
122% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 195
168% 252 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,196,174 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 16,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,201

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