Average Bench: 35.9% (943rd of 1040)

Based on 589 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 100GB averaged 64.0% 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 18.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 48.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 100GB is 25.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ VERTEX2 100GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 55.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 72.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 589 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 168 223
49.2 Write 72.5 116
69.1 Mixed 94.3 132
36 SusWrite 55.3 81
21.6% 97.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 18.3 25.3
17.7 4K Write 48.4 66
5.93 4K Mixed 16 27.2
73.9% 27.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 DQ Read 81.2 142
43.9 DQ Write 68.5 111
5.97 DQ Mixed 45.5 107
42.1% 65.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
9GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 76 79 85 105 85 MB/s
Read 135
Write 117
Mixed 137
SusWrite 85.4
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 31
111% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 95.1
DQ Mixed 115
88% 119 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 43 65 68 63 MB/s
Read 139
Write 73
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 56
20% 91 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 24.4
94% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 64
DQ Mixed 26.5
26% 38.8 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 50 53 52 52 47 MB/s
Read 148
Write 62.1
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 51.2
20% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 24.3
92% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 29.1
28% 41.6 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 62 71 66 64 63 MB/s
Read 123
Write 104
Mixed 118
SusWrite 65.4
23% 103 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 22.5
76% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 88
71% 101 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 49 50 49 50 47 MB/s
Read 175
Write 69
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 49
22% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 18.3
66% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 80.9
66% 95 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 48 47 43 46 42 MB/s
Read 169
Write 58.6
Mixed 78.6
SusWrite 46.4
19% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 8.6
4K Mixed 9.6
38% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 60.7
DQ Write 22
DQ Mixed 26.8
24% 36.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,835,702 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 100GB Builds (Compare 240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Asus P5W DH Deluxe

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $190

Popular VERTEX2 100GB systems:

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