Average Bench: 36.5% (960th of 1058)

Based on 4,794 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 60GB averaged 63.4% 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 62.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 60GB is 30.8%. 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 55.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,794 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.2 Read 150 198
48.9 Write 69 85.3
65 Mixed 92.2 110
31 SusWrite 55.1 72.5
20.3% 91.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 19.2 27.2
8.02 4K Write 43.5 73.5
9.2 4K Mixed 20 29
77.8% 27.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 DQ Read 94.2 139
12.6 DQ Write 64.4 83.3
16.1 DQ Mixed 62.1 95.3
51% 73.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free
Firmware: 1.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 61 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 166
Write 78.3
Mixed 107
SusWrite 63.4
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 30.1
119% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 83.1
DQ Mixed 88
70% 98.9 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: 1.27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 82 71 66 60 MB/s
Read 171
Write 78.9
Mixed 108
SusWrite 71.5
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 29.6
115% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 87.1
69% 98.5 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: 1.32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 64 63 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 204
Write 64
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 63.6
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 23.8
92% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 63.9
DQ Mixed 76.8
60% 84.6 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 29 29 33 29 31 MB/s
Read 68
Write 54
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 31.5
12% 54.5 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 8.5
61% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 50.7
DQ Mixed 11.7
16% 27.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,146 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 60GB Builds (Compare 6,866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $445

Popular VERTEX2 60GB systems:

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