Average Bench: 91.4% (296th of 1058)

Based on 903 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.5% 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 215MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 47.9%. 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 291MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 903 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 414 471
229 Write 403 484
214 Mixed 291 332
207 SusWrite 364 446
82.8% 368 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 25.3 30.1
40.8 4K Write 89.5 134
22.6 4K Mixed 33.4 40.2
129% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
174 DQ Read 327 373
96.9 DQ Write 271 359
82.6 DQ Mixed 215 249
184% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 411 489 413 446 376 MB/s
Read 459
Write 486
Mixed 330
SusWrite 436
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 38.7
152% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 247
217% 323 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 361 451 401 468 393 MB/s
Read 460
Write 453
Mixed 322
SusWrite 395
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 34.7
130% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 244
213% 316 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 378 426 421 357 428 MB/s
Read 404
Write 436
Mixed 322
SusWrite 374
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 38.1
147% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 231
195% 283 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,717,257 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 9,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $468

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