Average Bench: 90.7% (240th of 996)

Based on 580 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 9.2% 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 117MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.8MB/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. Sustained Write Speed 370MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 580 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 463 519
305 Write 434 500
241 Mixed 396 498
195 SusWrite 370 444
93.5% 416 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 24.3 30
38.8 4K Write 86.8 130
13.1 4K Mixed 28 38.4
119% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 248 373
67.6 DQ Write 242 358
14.4 DQ Mixed 117 244
123% 202 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 415 491 415 456 449 MB/s
Read 478
Write 488
Mixed 320
SusWrite 452
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 40.8
171% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 236
211% 319 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 409 483 414 485 406 MB/s
Read 471
Write 490
Mixed 327
SusWrite 396
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 40.9
172% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 241
212% 316 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 304 353 294 352 303 MB/s
Read 450
Write 418
Mixed 259
SusWrite 330
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 36.1
134% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 214
182% 269 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,721,910 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 15,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,247

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