Average Bench: 43.2% (915th of 1058)

Based on 3,450 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-VERTEX2 3.5, OCZ-VERT EX2, OCZ-VERTEX2

Below average average bench

The Ocz-vertex2 3.5 120GB averaged 56.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 84.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 25.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ocz-vertex2 3.5 120GB is 26%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Ocz-vertex2 3.5 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 76.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,450 samples)
Min Avg Max
101 Read 138 183
82.9 Write 108 130
97.6 Mixed 125 144
51.6 SusWrite 76.4 101
25.1% 112 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 21 28
27.9 4K Write 52.6 81.5
16.1 4K Mixed 25.3 32.8
92.1% 33 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 DQ Read 111 146
68.8 DQ Write 99.2 121
27.3 DQ Mixed 84.3 117
68.9% 98.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 1.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 77 77 71 74 79 MB/s
Read 154
Write 113
Mixed 130
SusWrite 77.2
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 31.6
129% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 112
89% 124 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: 1.32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 79 73 85 80 71 MB/s
Read 194
Write 108
Mixed 154
SusWrite 79.3
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 31.9
119% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 129
98% 133 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: 1.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 81 81 68 64 MB/s
Read 151
Write 109
Mixed 119
SusWrite 75.3
25% 114 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 29.6
117% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 112
88% 122 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 56 69 71 69 71 MB/s
Read 132
Write 118
Mixed 134
SusWrite 69.1
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 28.8
103% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 112
88% 121 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 59 55 55 54 55 MB/s
Read 147
Write 84.4
Mixed 120
SusWrite 56.1
23% 102 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 19.3
83% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 76.9
69% 106 MB/s
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop 61%
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Workstation 5%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 142% - Outstanding Total price: $20

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