Average Bench: 76.9% (244th of 866)

Based on 1,800 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 23.1% 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 81.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34.5%. 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 Mixed IO Speed 43.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 166MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,800 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 434 459
251 Write 357 381
268 Mixed 383 411
87.1% 391 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 23.1 28.6
40.6 4K Write 81.6 122
10 4K Mixed 17.3 24
100% 40.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 DQ Read 166 306
58.9 DQ Write 212 343
10.3 DQ Mixed 43.3 73
73.2% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
19GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 456
Write 379
Mixed 383
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 24.5
121% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 73.8
122% 234 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 448
Write 376
Mixed 402
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 11.4
94% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 11
59% 123 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 346
Write 382
Mixed 248
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 15.3
91% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 15
26% 47.8 MB/s
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 10,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $602

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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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