Average Bench: 90.9% (192nd of 959)

Based on 633 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX4, OCZ-VERT OCZ-VERTEX4

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vertex 4 512GB averaged just 9.0% 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 105MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB is 41.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vertex 4 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 215MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 385MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 633 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 451 501
352 Write 430 481
253 Mixed 393 458
202 SusWrite 385 460
93.4% 415 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 26.2 33.3
44.1 4K Write 88.3 132
15.4 4K Mixed 28.6 40.3
123% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 215 344
79.2 DQ Write 225 325
15.7 DQ Mixed 105 314
111% 181 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
241GB free
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 357 428 439 446 442 MB/s
Read 434
Write 444
Mixed 298
SusWrite 412
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 39.1
142% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 276
223% 315 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 348 378 373 377 364 MB/s
Read 274
Write 369
Mixed 276
SusWrite 358
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 33.4
119% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 81.2
DQ Mixed 36.7
33% 48.1 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 257 213 297 320 361 MB/s
Read 402
Write 308
Mixed 229
SusWrite 273
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 25
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 84.7
DQ Write 68.9
DQ Mixed 94.1
66% 82.6 MB/s
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Typical Vertex 4 512GB Builds (Compare 2,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 114%
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Desktop 73%
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Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $2,350

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