Average Bench: 91.8% (259th of 1021)

Based on 754 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.2% 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 210MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 48.6%. 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 298MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 754 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 419 474
256 Write 411 484
216 Mixed 298 345
195 SusWrite 366 443
84.1% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 25 30
38.8 4K Write 90 134
21.8 4K Mixed 33.3 40.1
128% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 DQ Read 322 373
96.5 DQ Write 277 360
38 DQ Mixed 210 249
182% 270 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
340GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 399 470 413 477 409 MB/s
Read 455
Write 480
Mixed 330
SusWrite 441
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 35.5
159% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 240
212% 318 MB/s
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 383 448 388 459 389 MB/s
Read 406
Write 456
Mixed 324
SusWrite 415
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 36.7
137% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 232
185% 260 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 151 187 181 236 206 MB/s
Read 381
Write 229
Mixed 152
SusWrite 193
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 33
116% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 133
133% 219 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,403,600 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 23,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,265

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