Average Bench: 37.3% (904th of 1016)

Based on 3,272 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 60GB averaged 62.6% 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 62.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 60GB is 31.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ VERTEX2 60GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,272 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.6 Read 149 197
49.1 Write 69 86.9
62 Mixed 91.2 116
29.8 SusWrite 53.5 72.2
20.1% 90.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.9 4K Read 19.1 27.3
9.18 4K Write 47.2 72.9
9 4K Mixed 20.7 29.1
80.5% 29 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 DQ Read 93.3 139
44.1 DQ Write 66.7 83.7
19.9 DQ Mixed 62.2 96.1
51.3% 74.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: 1.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 131 130 128 125 134 MB/s
Read 289
Write 158
Mixed 182
SusWrite 127
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 29
105% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 159
128% 184 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 1.35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 95 95 95 95 95 MB/s
Read 192
Write 95.5
Mixed 124
SusWrite 94
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 30.5
120% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 94.8
DQ Mixed 97.4
78% 110 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 54 55 58 60 63 MB/s
Read 156
Write 79.2
Mixed 101
SusWrite 58.2
22% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 26.7
110% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 90.8
72% 101 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 57 58 51 54 54 MB/s
Read 132
Write 79.8
Mixed 99
SusWrite 54.5
20% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 23.7
100% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 66.6
DQ Mixed 28.5
27% 41 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 47 56 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 195
Write 65.5
Mixed 93
SusWrite 59.3
23% 103 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 20.6
78% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 65.6
DQ Mixed 78.5
61% 85.9 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 54 58 51 47 57 MB/s
Read 116
Write 77.3
Mixed 96.3
SusWrite 53.1
19% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 24.1
92% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 68.2
DQ Mixed 28
27% 41.4 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 37 36 35 33 36 MB/s
Read 94.5
Write 57.5
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 35.9
15% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 18.9
76% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 52.2
DQ Mixed 17.6
19% 30.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 60GB Builds (Compare 50,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $345

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