Average Bench: 64.2% (735th of 1058)

Based on 943 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX3, OCZ-VERT EX3

Above average average bench

The OCZ VERTEX3 90GB averaged 35.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 122MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX3 90GB is 26.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ VERTEX3 90GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 114MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 943 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 376 435
96 Write 114 126
145 Mixed 167 183
78.3 SusWrite 98.9 112
41.5% 189 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 27.7 34.9
38.8 4K Write 73.8 106
21.3 4K Mixed 31 38.6
121% 44.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.6 DQ Read 168 196
92.3 DQ Write 112 125
38.7 DQ Mixed 122 149
95.8% 134 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 93 96 97 91 90 MB/s
Read 418
Write 119
Mixed 174
SusWrite 93.6
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 35.1
143% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 143
108% 148 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 110 102 107 107 109 MB/s
Read 364
Write 119
Mixed 176
SusWrite 107
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 34.3
141% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 147
111% 152 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,318,110 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX3 90GB Builds (Compare 997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 76%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock H77 Pro4/MVP - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $654

Popular VERTEX3 90GB compatible motherboards:

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Controller: SandForce SF2281. NAND: Intel 25nm Synchronous MLC

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