Average Bench: 91.2% (257th of 1011)

Based on 645 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 150MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 47.3%. 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 362MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 371MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 645 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 448 518
276 Write 426 499
232 Mixed 362 498
196 SusWrite 371 443
90.4% 402 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 24.5 30
38.7 4K Write 88 131
14.8 4K Mixed 29.8 39.4
122% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 DQ Read 277 373
75.9 DQ Write 257 358
16.4 DQ Mixed 150 247
145% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 408 405 445 395 469 MB/s
Read 467
Write 474
Mixed 316
SusWrite 424
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 40.6
168% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 241
208% 308 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 457 364 458 387 455 MB/s
Read 399
Write 460
Mixed 314
SusWrite 420
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 38.2
164% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 237
212% 320 MB/s
272GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 391 423 410 486 412 MB/s
Read 446
Write 457
Mixed 324
SusWrite 435
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 34.3
135% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 249
219% 327 MB/s
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 361 445 357 413 358 MB/s
Read 390
Write 408
Mixed 281
SusWrite 394
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 32.2
132% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 228
156% 182 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,081 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 922 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z170M Extreme4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $887

Popular Vector 180 480GB compatible motherboards:

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