Average Bench: 34.9% (976th of 1058)

Based on 130 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VERTEX2 3.5

Poor average bench

The Ocz-vertex2 3.5 180GB averaged 65.1% 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 Write Speed 50.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ocz-vertex2 3.5 180GB is 24.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Ocz-vertex2 3.5 180GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 81.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 130 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.5 Read 130 174
46.2 Write 81.5 111
72.7 Mixed 99.5 128
49.9 SusWrite 65.6 106
21% 94.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 17.6 24.8
13.8 4K Write 50.7 77.2
5.46 4K Mixed 15.4 28.1
73.3% 27.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 DQ Read 83.4 167
36.3 DQ Write 76.3 112
5.04 DQ Mixed 45.3 103
43.4% 68.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: 1.27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 130 127 130 131 107 MB/s
Read 148
Write 108
Mixed 113
SusWrite 124
28% 123 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 29.1
108% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 124
94% 127 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: 1.33
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 108 72 58 58 96 MB/s
Read 130
Write 93.5
Mixed 109
SusWrite 76.8
23% 102 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 19.6
92% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 96.9
81% 120 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 121 118 119 107 97 MB/s
Read 96.7
Write 104
Mixed 124
SusWrite 107
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 24.5
84% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 80.8
DQ Mixed 31.7
30% 46.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,007,806 SSDs tested.

Typical 3.5 180GB Builds (Compare 3,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 22%
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Desktop 64%
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Workstation 19%
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System: HP Z600 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $155

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