Average Bench: 33.8% (927th of 1011)

Based on 474 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 100GB averaged 66.2% 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 17.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 47.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 100GB is 23.9%. 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 54.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 474 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 175 224
46.3 Write 69.7 108
66.7 Mixed 91.3 120
36.1 SusWrite 54.2 79.4
21.6% 97.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.39 4K Read 17.3 24.2
15.3 4K Write 47.1 65.1
5.71 4K Mixed 12.7 25.5
67.5% 25.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 DQ Read 69.9 138
40.4 DQ Write 65.3 103
5.84 DQ Mixed 32.6 87.6
34% 55.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 57 59 56 56 52 MB/s
Read 197
Write 72.3
Mixed 94
SusWrite 56.8
23% 105 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 26
101% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 69
DQ Mixed 56.4
50% 76.4 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 49 52 51 52 50 MB/s
Read 127
Write 67
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 50.9
19% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 23.2
87% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 64.2
DQ Mixed 28
26% 38.7 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 43 47 44 43 45 MB/s
Read 130
Write 64.2
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 45.1
18% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 18.6
69% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 83.2
DQ Write 64.6
DQ Mixed 60.2
49% 69.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,003 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 100GB Builds (Compare 19,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $131

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $576

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