Average Bench: 92.7% (260th of 1030)

Based on 1,119 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX4, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX4

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vertex 4 512GB averaged just 7.3% 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 267MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 93.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB is 44.5%. 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 278MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 378MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,119 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 378 458
280 Write 398 470
223 Mixed 278 341
204 SusWrite 376 462
80.6% 357 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 27.3 33.9
47.2 4K Write 93.1 137
26.1 4K Mixed 35.6 43.3
136% 52 MB/s
Min Avg Max
147 DQ Read 300 354
114 DQ Write 278 350
128 DQ Mixed 267 335
206% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 461 468 471 471 470 MB/s
Read 379
Write 470
Mixed 388
SusWrite 444
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 40.7
145% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 289
234% 331 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 421 451 456 440 314 MB/s
Read 444
Write 457
Mixed 295
SusWrite 422
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 38.8
142% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 275
215% 296 MB/s
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 420 414 400 419 417 MB/s
Read 404
Write 417
Mixed 350
SusWrite 410
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 34.3
119% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 325
243% 322 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 409 415 413 418 411 MB/s
Read 336
Write 420
Mixed 328
SusWrite 411
85% 374 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 35.3
117% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 326
245% 327 MB/s
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 310 362 405 389 399 MB/s
Read 431
Write 407
Mixed 262
SusWrite 364
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 34.1
120% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 175
140% 203 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 4 512GB Builds (Compare 1,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $913

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