Average Bench: 90% (318th of 1058)

Based on 1,364 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX4, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX4

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vertex 4 512GB averaged just 9.9% 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 258MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB is 51.8%. 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 277MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 373MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,364 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 373 463
210 Write 399 468
188 Mixed 277 336
193 SusWrite 376 459
80.3% 356 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 26.4 33
39.2 4K Write 86.1 128
23.4 4K Mixed 34.6 43
130% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 DQ Read 292 354
77.1 DQ Write 264 346
37.3 DQ Mixed 258 335
199% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 416 456 460 443 467 MB/s
Read 373
Write 452
Mixed 310
SusWrite 408
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 43.4
167% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 277
224% 316 MB/s
250GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 432 438 456 449 426 MB/s
Read 363
Write 463
Mixed 293
SusWrite 437
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 32.9
137% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 275
222% 313 MB/s
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 385 410 395 416 413 MB/s
Read 420
Write 411
Mixed 262
SusWrite 390
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 31.2
130% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 322
247% 334 MB/s
474GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 288 313 305 272 249 MB/s
Read 313
Write 328
Mixed 284
SusWrite 283
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 23.1
77% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 199
148% 197 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,938

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