Average Bench: 81.6% (309th of 959)

Based on 499 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX460A, OCZ-VERT EX460A

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB averaged just 18.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB is 40.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 259MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 197MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 499 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 466 515
232 Write 386 422
209 Mixed 394 450
90.1 SusWrite 259 383
84.3% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 22.9 28.4
40.6 4K Write 83.6 123
11.1 4K Mixed 19.7 32.7
104% 42.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 197 332
49.9 DQ Write 218 349
10.7 DQ Mixed 68.2 256
89.9% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 395 406 360 163 155 MB/s
Read 408
Write 412
Mixed 298
SusWrite 312
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 36.3
144% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 265
212% 297 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 278 225 254 231 109 MB/s
Read 330
Write 294
Mixed 175
SusWrite 224
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 18.7
80% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 41.9
DQ Mixed 20.4
19% 29.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,861 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $69 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $8818 months
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Typical Vertex 460A 120GB Builds (Compare 3,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $855

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