Average Bench: 91.4% (284th of 1040)

Based on 819 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.6% 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 213MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 49.1%. 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 292MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 819 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 416 470
255 Write 407 484
214 Mixed 292 333
193 SusWrite 364 444
83.2% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 25.1 30
39.4 4K Write 89.4 134
22.1 4K Mixed 33.4 40
128% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.9 DQ Read 326 373
93.8 DQ Write 274 359
48.7 DQ Mixed 213 248
183% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 369 439 370 435 372 MB/s
Read 454
Write 449
Mixed 326
SusWrite 404
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 38.4
144% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 214
161% 218 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 368 430 369 436 371 MB/s
Read 454
Write 443
Mixed 333
SusWrite 401
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 37.1
142% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 222
165% 221 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 311 431 381 453 381 MB/s
Read 344
Write 396
Mixed 307
SusWrite 386
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 20.6
101% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 245
213% 315 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 289 375 296 348 282 MB/s
Read 380
Write 380
Mixed 218
SusWrite 322
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 28
96% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 238
177% 236 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,171 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z77 MPower (MS-7751) - $444

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,274

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