Average Bench: 76.8% (240th of 853)

Based on 1,356 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 23.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ ARC 100 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 82.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 157MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 41.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,356 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 432 459
281 Write 363 382
252 Mixed 382 411
87.5% 393 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 22.8 28.5
39.5 4K Write 82.6 124
10.3 4K Mixed 17 23.5
100% 40.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 DQ Read 157 304
64 DQ Write 209 343
10.7 DQ Mixed 41.3 72.5
70.6% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 440
Write 371
Mixed 405
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 24.8
122% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 72.3
122% 236 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 449
Write 378
Mixed 401
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 20.1
106% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 15.1
90% 204 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 435
Write 373
Mixed 401
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 12.9
107% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 13.6
58% 121 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 458
Write 372
Mixed 411
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 14.9
106% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 14.7
22% 40.1 MB/s
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 10,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $613

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Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3. Flash Memory: Toshiba A19nm MLC.

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Great cheap SSD and does what it needs to. I love mine.


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