Average Bench: 34.1% (932nd of 1016)

Based on 500 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2, OCZ-VERT EX2

Poor average bench

The OCZ VERTEX2 100GB averaged 65.9% 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 17.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 47.3MB/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 54.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 69.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 500 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 175 224
46.4 Write 69.7 108
67.9 Mixed 91.6 121
36.5 SusWrite 54.4 79.3
21.6% 97.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 17.5 24.3
15.5 4K Write 47.3 65.1
5.73 4K Mixed 13.2 25.6
68.4% 26 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 DQ Read 71.6 138
41.4 DQ Write 65.6 103
5.85 DQ Mixed 34.2 88.4
35.1% 57.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
21GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 55 56 54 55 55 MB/s
Read 186
Write 72.2
Mixed 102
SusWrite 56.1
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 23.6
95% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 71.9
DQ Mixed 84.9
68% 97.4 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 55 52 52 54 54 MB/s
Read 174
Write 71
Mixed 102
SusWrite 55.1
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 23.6
95% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 85.4
68% 97.8 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: 1.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 51 50 54 51 53 MB/s
Read 258
Write 1.5
Mixed 109
SusWrite 53.3
23% 105 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 23.9
93% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 54.1
DQ Mixed 24.1
22% 33.7 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 56 52 52 50 42 MB/s
Read 188
Write 69.6
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 53.1
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 22.8
90% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 72.9
DQ Mixed 90.3
70% 98 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 43 45 39 42 45 MB/s
Read 82.7
Write 62.3
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 43.7
15% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 19.2
73% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 59.9
DQ Mixed 17.1
20% 32.9 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 49 45 42 51 39 MB/s
Read 121
Write 58.7
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 45.3
17% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 11
64% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 90.9
DQ Write 60.5
DQ Mixed 53.2
46% 68.2 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 48 52 50 44 47 MB/s
Read 118
Write 70.2
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 50
18% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 29.6
4K Mixed 16.2
57% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 19.5
DQ Write 56.1
DQ Mixed 23.2
22% 32.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,454,550 SSDs tested.

Typical VERTEX2 100GB Builds (Compare 25,301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $541

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