Average Bench: 79.7% (340th of 956)

Based on 1,824 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 20.3% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 145MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 278MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 320MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,824 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 395 455
283 Write 360 382
217 Mixed 320 409
166 SusWrite 278 367
76% 338 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 23.3 28.2
42.7 4K Write 83.8 124
11.2 4K Mixed 26.2 37.2
113% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 DQ Read 225 309
68 DQ Write 254 356
11.8 DQ Mixed 145 252
135% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 372 370 351 265 224 MB/s
Read 412
Write 377
Mixed 294
SusWrite 323
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 39.3
158% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 250
209% 300 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 356 189 160 126 124 MB/s
Read 400
Write 375
Mixed 291
SusWrite 222
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 36.4
147% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 253
210% 301 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 367 311 270 266 245 MB/s
Read 383
Write 361
Mixed 288
SusWrite 304
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 30.1
133% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 250
209% 300 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 286 266 243 220 211 MB/s
Read 331
Write 361
Mixed 247
SusWrite 258
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 24.9
103% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 209
186% 278 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,624,187 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $8220 months
OutletPCUS $8820 months
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $82

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 Comments

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

The OCZ ARC SSD Series will take you there...

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16 months ago.

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


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