Average Bench: 76.6% - 229th / 836

Based on 1,139 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 23.3% 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 Random Write Speed 81.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 33.3%. 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 161MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,139 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 429 457
282 Write 362 381
246 Mixed 380 410
87% 390 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 22.6 28.7
38.4 4K Write 81.3 122
10.1 4K Mixed 17.2 24
99.2% 40.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 DQ Read 161 304
64.2 DQ Write 213 346
10.1 DQ Mixed 42.4 73
72.3% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 432
Write 372
Mixed 408
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 21.9
107% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 69
121% 235 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 443
Write 364
Mixed 400
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 19.4
104% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 11.9
40% 82.1 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 437
Write 373
Mixed 404
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 10.3
75% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 62.4
109% 215 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 442
Write 358
Mixed 395
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 9.74
94% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 95.9
DQ Mixed 10.7
22% 43.2 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,124,209 SSDs tested.

 Prices

NeweggUS $67.9910 months ago.
AmazonUS $82.481 month ago.
OutletPCUS $87.841 month ago.
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 6,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $623

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

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

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


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