Average Bench: 57.5% (756th of 1010)

Based on 2,192 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX3, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX3, OCZ-VERT EX3

Average average bench

The OCZ VERTEX3 60GB averaged 42.5% 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 27MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX3 60GB is 25.1%. 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 71.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 78MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,192 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 366 422
65.5 Write 78 85.3
105 Mixed 123 131
54.2 SusWrite 71.6 78.8
34.7% 160 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 27 34
30.8 4K Write 62 80.3
19.9 4K Mixed 30.3 39.3
113% 39.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.5 DQ Read 94.1 107
65.6 DQ Write 75.9 82.9
34.2 DQ Mixed 79.9 93.8
61.2% 83.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 404
Write 77.8
Mixed 124
SusWrite 74.6
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 40.6
147% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 90.5
68% 91.8 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 72 70 70 71 69 MB/s
Read 385
Write 79.2
Mixed 116
SusWrite 71.1
35% 163 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 36.7
133% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 80.5
DQ Mixed 87.1
66% 90.2 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 79 75 76 73 76 MB/s
Read 340
Write 78.2
Mixed 126
SusWrite 76.8
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 35.3
133% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 83.9
DQ Mixed 90.5
69% 93.4 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 72 71 72 70 72 MB/s
Read 365
Write 74
Mixed 117
SusWrite 71.7
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 34.7
132% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 77.5
DQ Mixed 88.8
66% 88.8 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 60 54 53 54 60 MB/s
Read 377
Write 73.5
Mixed 114
SusWrite 56.5
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 34.5
132% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 70.5
DQ Mixed 85.9
65% 87.6 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 75 76 76 74 MB/s
Read 376
Write 83.1
Mixed 126
SusWrite 75.5
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 34.6
126% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 99
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 73.4
60% 84.4 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 71 74 72 72 MB/s
Read 399
Write 81.4
Mixed 127
SusWrite 73
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 31.3
121% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 79.6
DQ Mixed 83.3
65% 89.9 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 74 71 73 64 59 MB/s
Read 353
Write 81.7
Mixed 125
SusWrite 69.7
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 28
100% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 78.5
DQ Mixed 89.8
68% 91.6 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 65 73 66 67 66 MB/s
Read 326
Write 72.1
Mixed 103
SusWrite 67.1
31% 142 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 22.7
82% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 59.5
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 73.9
53% 67 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,540,655 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX3 60GB Builds (Compare 4,544 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $476

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