Average Bench: 91.9% (193rd of 964)

Based on 216 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VECTOR150, OCZ-VECT OCZ-VECTOR150

Excellent average bench

The OCZ Vector 150 480GB averaged just 8.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ Vector 150 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 90.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Vector 150 480GB is 48.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ Vector 150 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 234MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 426MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 216 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 480 521
263 Write 448 502
270 Mixed 443 505
240 SusWrite 426 491
101% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 25 30.7
39.6 4K Write 81.6 125
14.3 4K Mixed 27.4 36.7
116% 44.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 234 382
66.7 DQ Write 229 350
15.6 DQ Mixed 90.5 236
107% 184 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 478 475 477 469 467 MB/s
Read 473
Write 468
Mixed 317
SusWrite 474
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 42.1
183% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 239
213% 322 MB/s
294GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 468 453 441 445 442 MB/s
Read 471
Write 439
Mixed 317
SusWrite 453
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 38.9
163% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 239
213% 322 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 481 482 484 484 485 MB/s
Read 460
Write 481
Mixed 329
SusWrite 481
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 35.7
134% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 234
203% 302 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 367 417 469 450 464 MB/s
Read 20
Write 47.4
Mixed 159
SusWrite 440
38% 167 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 38.2
159% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 238
213% 321 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 255 262 258 261 259 MB/s
Read 316
Write 275
Mixed 234
SusWrite 257
61% 270 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 32
114% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 189
150% 208 MB/s
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Typical Vector 150 480GB Builds (Compare 4,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 79%
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Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asrock X370 Taichi - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,749

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