Average Bench: 35.3% (947th of 1037)

Based on 574 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 100GB averaged 64.6% 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 18MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 48.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ VERTEX2 100GB is 25.1%. 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 55.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 71.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 574 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 171 223
48.6 Write 71.2 114
68.7 Mixed 93.1 130
36.1 SusWrite 55.2 80.5
21.6% 97.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.45 4K Read 18 25.1
17.1 4K Write 48.2 65.8
5.85 4K Mixed 15 26.7
72.1% 27.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 DQ Read 78.4 139
43.6 DQ Write 67.2 110
5.91 DQ Mixed 41.8 96.9
39.8% 62.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 55 54 54 53 54 MB/s
Read 192
Write 68.6
Mixed 92.6
SusWrite 54.7
22% 102 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 23.1
90% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 68.9
DQ Mixed 84.7
68% 96.3 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 72 73 72 73 73 MB/s
Read 186
Write 69.5
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 70.9
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 21.3
86% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 83.8
67% 94.7 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 46 48 49 46 43 MB/s
Read 184
Write 67.2
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 47.8
22% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 51.6
4K Mixed 21.9
84% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 67.1
DQ Mixed 85.1
67% 95.1 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 54 55 53 51 54 MB/s
Read 123
Write 74.3
Mixed 94.3
SusWrite 54.4
19% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 22.5
85% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 66.9
DQ Mixed 25.5
26% 39.6 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 55 56 52 52 52 MB/s
Read 136
Write 70.7
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 54.2
20% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 22.1
81% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 68.4
DQ Mixed 27.7
27% 40.3 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 37 42 42 39 38 MB/s
Read 118
Write 62.7
Mixed 83
SusWrite 39.4
17% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 19.2
82% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 93.9
DQ Write 58.6
DQ Mixed 64.3
51% 72.3 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 80 77 83 81 76 MB/s
Read 116
Write 106
Mixed 118
SusWrite 81
24% 105 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 11.8
68% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 12.2
DQ Write 54.5
DQ Mixed 28
23% 31.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,608,824 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 100GB Builds (Compare 168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Asus P5W DH Deluxe

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $190

Popular VERTEX2 100GB systems:

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