Average Bench: 33.9% (926th of 1011)

Based on 482 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 100GB averaged 66.0% 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 17.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 47.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 100GB is 24.1%. 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 54.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 482 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 175 224
46.4 Write 69.7 108
67.1 Mixed 91.5 121
36.3 SusWrite 54.4 79.7
21.6% 97.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.45 4K Read 17.4 24.3
15.3 4K Write 47.2 65.2
5.72 4K Mixed 12.9 25.6
68% 25.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 DQ Read 70.9 138
40.5 DQ Write 65.5 103
5.84 DQ Mixed 33.2 87.8
34.5% 56.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free
Firmware: 1.10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 78 82 80 77 81 MB/s
Read 169
Write 100
Mixed 136
SusWrite 81.1
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 30.4
110% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 110
88% 124 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 53 55 53 49 53 MB/s
Read 192
Write 70.7
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 53.2
22% 102 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 24.7
106% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 70.8
DQ Mixed 75.8
63% 92.9 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 38 41 50 53 49 MB/s
Read 136
Write 61
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 46.2
19% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 22.2
91% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 63.5
DQ Mixed 72.8
61% 90.2 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.33
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 54 53 53 55 51 MB/s
Read 165
Write 73.6
Mixed 101
SusWrite 54.8
22% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 18.7
75% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 17
37% 77.1 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.33
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 54 57 55 56 57 MB/s
Read 167
Write 71.5
Mixed 100
SusWrite 55.9
22% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 18.8
68% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 76.1
DQ Mixed 84.4
66% 92.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,221 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 100GB Builds (Compare 22,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $572

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