Average Bench: 90.1% (200th of 959)

Based on 502 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 9.8% 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 Random Write Speed 85.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 80.1MB/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. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 213MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 384MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 502 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 477 520
321 Write 444 500
271 Mixed 434 499
235 SusWrite 384 444
97.9% 435 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 24.1 29.9
38.7 4K Write 85.8 130
13 4K Mixed 26 37.5
115% 45.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 DQ Read 213 371
66.5 DQ Write 226 351
14.2 DQ Mixed 80.1 238
98.8% 173 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 391 450 380 428 264 MB/s
Read 454
Write 479
Mixed 336
SusWrite 395
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 35.6
131% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 239
212% 319 MB/s
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 367 448 391 461 391 MB/s
Read 447
Write 458
Mixed 317
SusWrite 412
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 33.7
125% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 235
210% 316 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 376 259 316 326 274 MB/s
Read 420
Write 454
Mixed 320
SusWrite 314
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 33.8
81% 19.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,102,474 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 10,878 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,209

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