Average Bench: 93.9% (237th of 1016)

Based on 988 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX4, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX4

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vertex 4 512GB averaged just 6.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 270MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 96.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 279MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 378MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 988 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 378 458
298 Write 403 468
229 Mixed 279 336
211 SusWrite 383 461
81.4% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 27.4 34
48.3 4K Write 96.5 140
25.7 4K Mixed 35.8 43.4
139% 53.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 302 352
107 DQ Write 283 348
42.8 DQ Mixed 270 337
209% 285 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 457 457 437 462 425 MB/s
Read 445
Write 460
Mixed 324
SusWrite 448
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 41
156% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 277
219% 303 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 414 415 410 407 409 MB/s
Read 371
Write 415
Mixed 264
SusWrite 411
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 41.2
167% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 318
241% 323 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 401 400 401 400 401 MB/s
Read 384
Write 339
Mixed 307
SusWrite 400
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 36.6
156% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 276
221% 310 MB/s
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 412 412 411 411 413 MB/s
Read 458
Write 412
Mixed 271
SusWrite 407
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 36.4
139% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 316
245% 333 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 372 362 406 406 406 MB/s
Read 438
Write 396
Mixed 260
SusWrite 392
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 37.9
154% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 275
208% 280 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 4 512GB Builds (Compare 5,246 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 102%
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Desktop 67%
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Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $2,231

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