Average Bench: 59.3% (792nd of 1058)

Based on 3,604 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX3, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX3, OCZ-VERT EX3

Average average bench

The OCZ VERTEX3 60GB averaged 40.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX3 60GB is 27.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ VERTEX3 60GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 75MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 78.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,604 samples)
Min Avg Max
299 Read 372 422
67.8 Write 78.8 86.6
110 Mixed 124 135
57.4 SusWrite 75 81.3
35.4% 163 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 27.9 34.4
30.3 4K Write 64.7 83
19.1 4K Mixed 31.4 40
117% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.1 DQ Read 96.1 107
61.3 DQ Write 76.2 84.8
33.6 DQ Mixed 82.2 94.9
62.6% 84.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 74 76 76 78 73 MB/s
Read 430
Write 80.5
Mixed 124
SusWrite 75.6
38% 178 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 36.5
136% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 79.3
DQ Mixed 89.4
68% 91.9 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 91 85 92 93 92 MB/s
Read 408
Write 90.9
Mixed 132
SusWrite 89.4
39% 180 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 33.9
127% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 78.6
DQ Mixed 91.2
68% 91.9 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 76 76 76 76 73 MB/s
Read 349
Write 78.5
Mixed 120
SusWrite 75.5
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 33
128% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 80
DQ Mixed 91.4
69% 92.2 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 63 63 60 65 66 MB/s
Read 293
Write 66.1
Mixed 104
SusWrite 63
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 13.9
4K Mixed 17.4
65% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 54.2
DQ Write 22.1
DQ Mixed 32.5
26% 36.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,496,469 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX3 60GB Builds (Compare 6,866 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

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

Popular VERTEX3 60GB systems:

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