Average Bench: 73.5% (528th of 1011)

Based on 2,071 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX3 MI, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX3 MI, OCZ-VERT EX3 MI

Good average bench

The OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB averaged 26.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 156MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 154MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 201MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,071 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 391 442
149 Write 201 238
197 Mixed 238 265
105 SusWrite 154 193
54.6% 246 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 27.6 34.2
39.7 4K Write 79.5 118
22.2 4K Mixed 33.4 41.9
127% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
82.5 DQ Read 251 300
116 DQ Write 181 218
87 DQ Mixed 156 218
133% 196 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 195 196 186 199 190 MB/s
Read 434
Write 245
Mixed 268
SusWrite 194
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 37
148% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 147
135% 209 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 187 190 189 188 194 MB/s
Read 392
Write 143
Mixed 198
SusWrite 190
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 39.5
153% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 140
112% 159 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: 2.08
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 171 172 163 104 163 MB/s
Read 442
Write 224
Mixed 259
SusWrite 156
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 33.6
124% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 213
162% 222 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 127 133 135 135 133 MB/s
Read 388
Write 172
Mixed 248
SusWrite 134
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 31
131% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 133
126% 201 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 191 213 204 203 206 MB/s
Read 430
Write 168
Mixed 215
SusWrite 196
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 30.5
127% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 26
44% 80.3 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 150 162 128 161 162 MB/s
Read 339
Write 172
Mixed 217
SusWrite 154
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 33.8
125% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 220
168% 232 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 122 132 128 131 125 MB/s
Read 391
Write 176
Mixed 228
SusWrite 128
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 28.4
105% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 193
152% 215 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 164 167 148 173 169 MB/s
Read 412
Write 182
Mixed 241
SusWrite 165
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 31.5
110% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 74.7
DQ Mixed 36.1
32% 46.6 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB Builds (Compare 5,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $858

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