Average Bench: 91.6% (253rd of 1011)

Based on 667 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR180, OCZ-VECT OR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 480GB averaged just 8.3% 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 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 480GB is 50%. 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 340MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 667 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 438 518
257 Write 420 498
226 Mixed 340 497
193 SusWrite 366 442
88.1% 391 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.7 30
38.8 4K Write 89.6 132
16.8 4K Mixed 31.3 39.7
125% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 DQ Read 295 373
83 DQ Write 265 359
19.9 DQ Mixed 171 248
158% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 342 357 359 413 336 MB/s
Read 460
Write 434
Mixed 321
SusWrite 377
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 39.5
164% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 241
213% 319 MB/s
272GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 414 402 431 454 406 MB/s
Read 458
Write 478
Mixed 328
SusWrite 408
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 33.5
101% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 244
216% 324 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 278 361 392 337 391 MB/s
Read 355
Write 377
Mixed 280
SusWrite 347
77% 340 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 28.8
112% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 237
200% 293 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical Vector 180 480GB Builds (Compare 1,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z170M Extreme4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $905

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