Average Bench: 91.3% (302nd of 1058)

Based on 914 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.7% 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 89.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 48.4%. 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 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 914 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 413 471
231 Write 404 484
214 Mixed 291 333
207 SusWrite 363 445
82.8% 368 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 25.3 30.1
40.5 4K Write 89.2 134
22.2 4K Mixed 33.4 40.2
128% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
145 DQ Read 326 373
96.9 DQ Write 272 359
83.4 DQ Mixed 215 248
184% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
207GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 409 491 418 482 429 MB/s
Read 479
Write 492
Mixed 325
SusWrite 451
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 40.5
161% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 241
215% 324 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 322 310 397 340 385 MB/s
Read 410
Write 422
Mixed 298
SusWrite 340
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 29.2
102% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 231
177% 241 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 305 254 296 226 215 MB/s
Read 266
Write 304
Mixed 227
SusWrite 258
60% 264 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 28.7
98% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 189
148% 204 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,647 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 10,189 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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