Average Bench: 92.9% (249th of 1017)

Based on 254 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-VECTOR180

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 180 960GB averaged just 7.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 180 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 117MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 180 960GB is 38.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 180 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 358MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 414MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 254 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 472 520
307 Write 444 499
251 Mixed 414 502
171 SusWrite 358 418
94.9% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 25 30.4
44.8 4K Write 89.6 131
12.8 4K Mixed 28.1 39.2
121% 47.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 267 379
80.1 DQ Write 255 354
15.9 DQ Mixed 117 258
128% 213 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
775GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 342 474 350 481 351 MB/s
Read 462
Write 479
Mixed 339
SusWrite 412
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 40.2
160% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 249
218% 325 MB/s
795GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 415 335 464 341 468 MB/s
Read 453
Write 404
Mixed 327
SusWrite 381
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 38.1
148% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 251
220% 327 MB/s
521GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 313 461 338 466 341 MB/s
Read 421
Write 438
Mixed 318
SusWrite 391
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 34.7
132% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 253
219% 324 MB/s
371GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 454 333 453 329 452 MB/s
Read 430
Write 440
Mixed 324
SusWrite 388
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 36.1
130% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 196
191% 303 MB/s
473GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 270 360 433 319 438 MB/s
Read 432
Write 420
Mixed 316
SusWrite 348
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 30
101% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 254
222% 329 MB/s
495GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 247 353 270 376 357 MB/s
Read 352
Write 341
Mixed 296
SusWrite 328
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 26.1
79% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 245
195% 274 MB/s
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Typical Vector 180 960GB Builds (Compare 2,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 73%
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Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VI HERO (WI-FI AC)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,322

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