Average Bench: 92% (255th of 1016)

Based on 694 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.0% 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 181MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 50.5%. 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 329MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 367MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 694 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 433 517
258 Write 419 497
225 Mixed 329 495
193 SusWrite 367 443
87.1% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.9 30.1
39.1 4K Write 90.1 134
17.5 4K Mixed 31.9 40
126% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 304 373
84.3 DQ Write 269 359
21.3 DQ Mixed 181 248
165% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
303GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 376 446 369 466 389 MB/s
Read 445
Write 472
Mixed 298
SusWrite 398
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 38.4
157% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 243
204% 298 MB/s
293GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 400 471 385 456 380 MB/s
Read 421
Write 443
Mixed 315
SusWrite 424
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 32.9
143% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 236
211% 318 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 256 299 251 307 247 MB/s
Read 410
Write 435
Mixed 297
SusWrite 290
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 35.4
133% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 235
198% 290 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 370 316 351 304 316 MB/s
Read 375
Write 358
Mixed 258
SusWrite 326
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 34.4
129% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 217
181% 266 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 1,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z170M Extreme4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $820

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