Average Bench: 36.1% (960th of 1058)

Based on 4,622 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 60GB averaged 63.8% 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 Random Read Speed 19.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 59.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 60GB is 31.4%. 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 55.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 68.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
92.7 Read 148 192
48.3 Write 68.4 84
65.1 Mixed 91.5 110
31.7 SusWrite 55.2 72
20.2% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.98 4K Read 19.2 27.5
7.98 4K Write 42.6 73.9
9.28 4K Mixed 19.9 29.1
77.1% 27.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 90 139
12.3 DQ Write 62.5 82.7
15.9 DQ Mixed 59.4 94.9
48.9% 70.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 53 56 57 55 49 MB/s
Read 183
Write 61.8
Mixed 103
SusWrite 53.7
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 21.6
98% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 68.7
59% 89.7 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 41 44 41 41 43 MB/s
Read 120
Write 61.5
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 42.3
18% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 20.7
97% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 61.9
DQ Mixed 64.4
54% 78.4 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 46 53 48 45 47 MB/s
Read 116
Write 76.3
Mixed 93.9
SusWrite 49.2
19% 84 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 24.1
89% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 82.3
63% 86 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 58 57 56 59 57 MB/s
Read 140
Write 67.3
Mixed 98
SusWrite 57.4
20% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 21.8
81% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 69.3
DQ Mixed 27.9
27% 41.2 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 40 39 37 39 38 MB/s
Read 125
Write 56.8
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 39.5
17% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 21
80% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 59.4
DQ Mixed 21
22% 35.3 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 34 34 36 37 35 MB/s
Read 137
Write 58.8
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 36.8
17% 77 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 11.4
50% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 96
DQ Write 57.3
DQ Mixed 54.9
47% 69.4 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 47 47 43 46 44 MB/s
Read 114
Write 60.1
Mixed 66.9
SusWrite 45.6
16% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 9.3
41% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 18.7
DQ Write 56.5
DQ Mixed 16.8
19% 30.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,508,102 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 60GB Builds (Compare 6,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $290

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