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Compare Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G 120 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (SATA II), X25-M 160 GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive - 1 Pack - Retail (SATA - Hot Swappable), This OCZ Vertex drive features a durable yet lightweight alloy housing and because this OCZ SSD has no moving parts, the drive is more rugged than traditional hard drive. Designed for ultimate reliability, Vertex SSD has an excellent 1.5 million hour mean

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Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G 120 GB 2.5
Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G 120 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (SATA II)
$266.38
X25-M 160 GB 2.5
X25-M 160 GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive - 1 Pack - Retail (SATA - Hot Swappable)
$148.62
This OCZ Vertex drive features a durable yet lightweight alloy housing and because this OCZ SSD has no moving parts, the drive is more rugged than traditional hard drive. Designed for ultimate reliability, Vertex SSD has an excellent 1.5 million hour mean
This OCZ Vertex drive features a durable yet lightweight alloy housing and because this OCZ SSD has no moving parts, the drive is more rugged than traditional hard drive. Designed for ultimate reliability, Vertex SSD has an excellent 1.5 million hour mean
$326.71
Benchmarks Scores Results Results Results
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Vista Startup)
Windows Vista Startup Throughput

Score in MB/sGo
196.83 225.07 118.91
I/O Performance: File Server
File Server Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
15275.76 4723.65 4204.73
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Gaming)
Gaming Throughput

Score in MB/sGo
145.91 219.35 129.54
Fresh state: Throughput Write Maximum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Maximum)
([MB/s, sorted by maximum])
Score in MB/sGo
206.25 101.33 199.09
Power Consumption: at Maximum Throughput
Streaming Reads Benchmark
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
0.67 0.75 0.92
Used state: Throughput Read Average
Sequential Transfer Rates (Average)
([MB/s, sorted by average])
Score in MB/sGo
176.35 236.92 229.42
Performance Degradation, TRIM / Write Amplification (Fresh vs. Used States)
Desktop Performance Fresh State vs used State

Score in scoreGo
-7.72 3.01 0.78
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Media Center)
Windows Media Center Performance

Score in MB/sGo
202.26 153.27 166.88
I/O Performance: Workstation
Workstation Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
19877.07 5259.42 4323.14
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Vista Startup)
Windows Vista Startup Throughput

Score in MB/sGo
175.71 224.29 123.65
Fresh state: Throughput Write Minimum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Minimum)
([MB/s, sorted by minimum])
Score in MB/sGo
198.82 73.34 172.44
Efficiency: Performance per Watt at Streaming Reads
at Streaming Read Operations (64/128/256 KB blocks)
([Streaming Read I/Os per Watt])
Score in ScoreGo
2701.40 2381.82 1663.99
Used state: Throughput Write Maximum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Maximum)
([MB/s, sorted by maximum])
Score in MB/sGo
208.47 104.43 201.10
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Media Center)
Windows Media Center Performance

Score in MB/sGo
205.29 170.64 164.62
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Application Launching)
Application Loading Performance

Score in MB/sGo
166.85 194.60 68.48
Streaming Read Throughput
Streaming Reads Benchmark Pattern
(Average throughput [MB/s])
Score in MB/sGo
263.44 262.10 258.68
Fresh state: Access Time Read
Access Time [t in ms]

Score in nullGo
170.00 90.00 90.00
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Defender)
Windows Defender Performance

Score in MB/sGo
178.57 146.46 118.66
I/O Performance: Workstation
I/O Performance
(Workstation Benchmark Pattern, [I/Os per sec])
Score in ScoreGo
20266.55 16133.21 4058.99
Used state: Throughput Write Minimum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Minimum)
([MB/s, sorted by minimum])
Score in MB/sGo
142.73 77.29 172.12
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Application Launching)
Application Loading Performance

Score in MB/sGo
153.68 192.70 68.84
Used state: Access Time Read
Access Time [t in ms]

Score in nullGo
170.00 90.00 90.00
Streaming Write Throughput
Streaming Writes Benchmark Pattern
(Average throughput [MB/s])
Score in MB/sGo
221.89 100.55 156.36
Fresh state: Throughput Read Maximum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Maximum)
([MB/s, sorted by maximum])
Score in MB/sGo
235.63 234.46 228.13
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Photo Gallery)
Picture Import to Windows Photo Gallery

Score in MB/sGo
209.76 243.62 141.65
I/O Performance: Database
Database Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
19216.17 4988.47 3935.76
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Defender)
Windows Defender Performance

Score in MB/sGo
150.92 228.86 118.14
Fresh state: Throughput Read Minimum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Minimum)
([MB/s, sorted by minimum])
Score in MB/sGo
153.55 230.53 220.59
Power Consumption: in Active Idle State
measured after 10 minutes system idle
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
0.52 0.06 0.47
Used state: Throughput Read Maximum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Maximum)
([MB/s, sorted by maximum])
Score in MB/sGo
216.97 237.70 230.25
I/O Performance: 4K Random Writes
4k Random Writes Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
32426.65 11631.99 5593.13
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Movie Maker)
Video editing using Windows Movie Maker

Score in MB/sGo
152.96 152.28 137.74
I/O Performance: Web Server
Web Server Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
11921.82 13125.11 7403.55
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Photo Gallery)
Picture Import to Windows Photo Gallery

Score in MB/sGo
183.88 243.37 142.16
Fresh state: Throughput Write Average
Sequential Transfer Rates (Average)
([MB/s, sorted by average])
Score in MB/sGo
204.91 98.48 198.87
Streaming Read Operations
Performance
(64/128/256 KB Blocks, [I/Os per Sec])
Score in ScoreGo
1813.98 1797.68 1526.20
Used state: Throughput Read Minimum
Sequential Transfer Rates (Minimum)
([MB/s, sorted by minimum])
Score in MB/sGo
167.64 233.40 212.41
Desktop Performance Index (50% Throughput, 25% PCMark, 25% I/O)
50% Throughput - 25% PCMark - 25% I/O
(in %)
Score in %Go
1540.79 1253.09 1203.42
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Movie Maker)
Video editing using Windows Movie Maker

Score in MB/sGo
141.93 150.21 140.29
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Media Player)
Add music to Windows Media Player

Score in MB/sGo
145.19 176.22 78.34
I/O Performance: Streaming Reads
Streaming Reads Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
131.72 131.05 129.34
Fresh state: Interface Performance: h2benchw 3.13
Maximum Interface Bandwidth [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
235.60 233.90 228.80
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage Overall Score
Overall Score

Score in ScoreGo
37755.00 39860.00 24740.00
Power Consumption: at Workstation I/O Activity
Workstation-type I/O Benchmark
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
0.93 1.41 0.72
Used state: Throughput Write Average
Sequential Transfer Rates (Average)
([MB/s, sorted by average])
Score in MB/sGo
206.98 101.18 200.76
Used state: PCMark Vantage (Windows Media Player)
Add music to Windows Media Player

Score in MB/sGo
140.48 178.03 76.19
Used state: Interface Performance: h2benchw 3.13
Maximum Interface Bandwidth [MB/s]

Score in MB/sGo
216.70 237.90 232.20
I/O Performance: Streaming Writes
Streaming Writes Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
110.94 50.27 78.18
Fresh state: Access Time Write
Access Time [t in ms]

Score in nullGo
180.00 50.00 280.00
Fresh state: PCMark Vantage (Gaming)
Gaming Throughput

Score in MB/sGo
165.79 219.97 126.36
Efficiency: Performance per Watt at Workstation I/O Activity
at Workstation-type I/O
([Workstation I/O Operations per Watt])
Score in ScoreGo
21811.65 11424.21 5635.84
Used state: PCMark Vantage Overall
Overall Score

Score in ScoreGo
34521.00 42606.00 24880.00
Power Consumption: FullHD 1080p Video Playback
via VLC Player
(Avg. Power [Watt])
Score in WattsGo
0.60 0.24 0.54
Used state: Access Time Write
Access Time [t in ms]

Score in nullGo
180.00 50.00 290.00
I/O Performance: 4K Random Reads
4k Random Reads Benchmark Pattern
(Average I/O operations per second)
Score in IO/sGo
28454.65 35968.76 15829.28
Fresh state: Throughput Read Average
Sequential Transfer Rates (Average)
([MB/s, sorted by average])
Score in MB/sGo
217.44 233.91 227.27