Average Bench: 86.5% (321st of 1016)

Based on 274 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VERTEX460

Very good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460 480GB averaged just 13.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 460 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 116MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460 480GB is 49.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 460 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 361MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 372MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 274 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 438 512
235 Write 410 493
222 Mixed 372 494
160 SusWrite 361 470
89% 395 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.3 30.6
33.1 4K Write 79.5 124
13.7 4K Mixed 27 37.1
113% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 234 354
71.3 DQ Write 229 345
14.8 DQ Mixed 116 231
119% 193 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 357 430 358 427 358 MB/s
Read 393
Write 260
Mixed 280
SusWrite 399
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 37.9
154% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 222
196% 293 MB/s
333GB free
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 379 456 396 472 397 MB/s
Read 448
Write 467
Mixed 321
SusWrite 422
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 34.8
130% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 98.6
139% 256 MB/s
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 332 386 327 391 324 MB/s
Read 358
Write 385
Mixed 282
SusWrite 358
78% 345 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 30.9
99% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 202
175% 260 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 339 338 357 374 353 MB/s
Read 378
Write 361
Mixed 250
SusWrite 347
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 24.8
4K Mixed 19.9
64% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 46.2
DQ Mixed 66.8
72% 125 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 460 480GB Builds (Compare 2,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 29%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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System: Alienware X51

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $604

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