Average Bench: 33.6% (917th of 1003)

Based on 457 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 100GB averaged 66.4% 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 17.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 47MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 100GB is 23.7%. 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 54.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 457 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 175 224
46.4 Write 69.7 108
65.8 Mixed 91.2 120
34.7 SusWrite 54.3 79.3
21.6% 97.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.42 4K Read 17.2 24.2
15.1 4K Write 47 65.1
5.7 4K Mixed 12.4 25.3
66.9% 25.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 DQ Read 68.5 138
40.1 DQ Write 65.1 103
5.81 DQ Mixed 31.2 87.3
33.2% 54.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 56 56 53 44 50 MB/s
Read 185
Write 66.2
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 51.9
22% 99 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 25.6
108% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 68.9
DQ Mixed 83.2
66% 94.5 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 64 50 47 50 51 MB/s
Read 210
Write 65
Mixed 101
SusWrite 53.4
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 59.9
4K Mixed 23.6
96% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 62.3
DQ Mixed 81.4
64% 90.9 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 67 53 47 50 56 MB/s
Read 192
Write 65
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 54.8
22% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 23.9
94% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 61.1
DQ Mixed 79.8
63% 89.9 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 54 52 55 53 54 MB/s
Read 187
Write 66.2
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 54.5
22% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 24.2
93% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 67.9
DQ Mixed 85.5
68% 96 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 53 55 55 54 53 MB/s
Read 194
Write 73.5
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 54.7
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 24.3
90% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 72.2
DQ Mixed 88.3
70% 99.7 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 43 47 47 47 45 MB/s
Read 141
Write 63
Mixed 90
SusWrite 46.2
19% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 21.6
96% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 82.6
66% 93.1 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 43 42 45 47 48 MB/s
Read 212
Write 70.8
Mixed 100
SusWrite 47.2
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 17.2
69% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 67
DQ Mixed 83.1
66% 93.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,071,001 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 100GB Builds (Compare 15,104 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $711

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