Average Bench: 91.1% (305th of 1058)

Based on 970 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.9% 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 214MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 48.5%. 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 290MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 970 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 411 471
228 Write 403 485
211 Mixed 290 333
215 SusWrite 364 446
82.7% 367 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.3 30.1
40.5 4K Write 88.8 134
22.2 4K Mixed 33.3 40.2
128% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
134 DQ Read 326 373
96.3 DQ Write 271 359
82.3 DQ Mixed 214 248
184% 270 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 409 481 229 166 167 MB/s
Read 467
Write 483
Mixed 334
SusWrite 322
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 39
151% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 244
216% 323 MB/s
211GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 353 415 354 422 390 MB/s
Read 444
Write 435
Mixed 316
SusWrite 385
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 32.3
116% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 238
204% 300 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 384 322 374 293 371 MB/s
Read 338
Write 388
Mixed 246
SusWrite 348
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 30.6
108% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 181
146% 206 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,815 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 11,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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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