Average Bench: 90.9% (308th of 1058)

Based on 446 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VERTEX460A

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vertex 460A 480GB averaged just 9.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 460A 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 460A 480GB is 44.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 460A 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 338MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 446 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 426 511
265 Write 422 493
234 Mixed 338 491
204 SusWrite 366 440
87.3% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25 30
42.4 4K Write 90.5 132
15.8 4K Mixed 30.9 39.6
125% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 DQ Read 279 336
81.7 DQ Write 264 340
17.2 DQ Mixed 173 241
157% 239 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 381 471 396 461 371 MB/s
Read 424
Write 460
Mixed 312
SusWrite 389
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 37.4
152% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 232
203% 300 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 426 394 434 374 440 MB/s
Read 394
Write 405
Mixed 316
SusWrite 418
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 36.6
148% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 238
202% 294 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 382 454 383 454 383 MB/s
Read 452
Write 453
Mixed 343
SusWrite 418
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 37
141% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 222
164% 219 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 380 466 384 460 387 MB/s
Read 398
Write 398
Mixed 309
SusWrite 387
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 27.7
138% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 237
205% 302 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 414 359 428 360 428 MB/s
Read 411
Write 257
Mixed 307
SusWrite 379
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 28.4
125% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 231
202% 301 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 358 379 435 369 437 MB/s
Read 412
Write 445
Mixed 307
SusWrite 369
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 31.7
123% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 235
204% 302 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 275 345 431 287 393 MB/s
Read 324
Write 402
Mixed 214
SusWrite 312
71% 313 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 21.2
58% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 157
148% 233 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 234 303 267 327 252 MB/s
Read 331
Write 331
Mixed 227
SusWrite 271
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 18.5
67% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 138
119% 184 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 460A 480GB Builds (Compare 1,754 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270G GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,359

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