Average Bench: 85% (376th of 1040)

Based on 156 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA-VX500

Very good average bench

The Toshiba OCZ VX500 256GB averaged just 15.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba OCZ VX500 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 211MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba OCZ VX500 256GB is 49.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba OCZ VX500 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 282MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 373MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 156 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 464 518
118 Write 373 478
214 Mixed 400 501
95.6 SusWrite 282 461
85.2% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 4K Read 21.5 26.9
38.8 4K Write 75.8 111
16.9 4K Mixed 34.3 45.8
117% 43.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 DQ Read 267 364
77.8 DQ Write 227 320
16.5 DQ Mixed 211 341
168% 235 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JYCX0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 453 454 454 453 452 MB/s
Read 494
Write 448
Mixed 431
SusWrite 451
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 38.4
127% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 341
255% 340 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JYCX0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 438 447 454 283 239 MB/s
Read 422
Write 121
Mixed 137
SusWrite 376
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 37.2
113% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 338
250% 329 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: JYCX0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 395 113 90 96 115 MB/s
Read 495
Write 376
Mixed 410
SusWrite 198
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 41.8
133% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 329
249% 334 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JYCX0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 273 264 307 362 367 MB/s
Read 451
Write 114
Mixed 399
SusWrite 309
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 36.4
114% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 150
158% 262 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: JYCX0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 223 183 190 194 203 MB/s
Read 446
Write 196
Mixed 392
SusWrite 201
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 33.4
108% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 328
246% 330 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: JYCX0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 107 106 181 114 258 MB/s
Read 459
Write 381
Mixed 395
SusWrite 187
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 31.7
105% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 325
240% 316 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: JYCX0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 104 91 100 105 96 MB/s
Read 269
Write 368
Mixed 288
SusWrite 111
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 34.4
118% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 187
138% 182 MB/s
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Typical OCZ VX500 256GB Builds (Compare 1,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,226

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