Average Bench: 59.3% (790th of 1058)

Based on 3,741 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX3, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX3, OCZ-VERT EX3

Average average bench

The OCZ VERTEX3 60GB averaged 40.6% 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 Random Read Speed 27.7MB/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 26.2%. 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 78.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,741 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 375 423
66.5 Write 78.5 86.9
110 Mixed 124 134
58 SusWrite 75 81.5
35.5% 163 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 27.7 34.2
34.3 4K Write 64.4 83
19.7 4K Mixed 31.4 39.7
116% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36 DQ Read 97.8 107
63.8 DQ Write 76.9 84.5
37.6 DQ Mixed 83.8 94.3
63.7% 86.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 76 77 76 76 77 MB/s
Read 408
Write 79.6
Mixed 130
SusWrite 76.6
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 35.6
132% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 93.4
70% 93.6 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 72 76 76 76 75 MB/s
Read 376
Write 78.7
Mixed 128
SusWrite 75.1
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 35.8
136% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 73.1
DQ Mixed 88.4
66% 88.9 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 77 73 77 74 MB/s
Read 367
Write 79.9
Mixed 129
SusWrite 75.7
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 36.7
135% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 91
68% 91.7 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 73 74 75 76 72 MB/s
Read 379
Write 77.6
Mixed 128
SusWrite 74
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 33.3
130% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 79.3
DQ Mixed 90.1
68% 90.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,412,093 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX3 60GB Builds (Compare 5,513 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $400

Popular VERTEX3 60GB systems:

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