Average Bench: 77.3% (367th of 956)

Based on 1,927 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 22.6% 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 79.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 88.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 33.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 277MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,927 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 417 457
287 Write 362 382
233 Mixed 357 411
178 SusWrite 277 369
79.3% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 22.8 27.9
39.8 4K Write 79.7 122
10.7 4K Mixed 21.1 35.8
104% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 DQ Read 184 308
52.4 DQ Write 220 348
11.1 DQ Mixed 88.3 249
98.2% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 375 372 354 375 354 MB/s
Read 402
Write 375
Mixed 302
SusWrite 364
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 34.1
129% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 245
209% 303 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 371 353 372 352 372 MB/s
Read 385
Write 364
Mixed 282
SusWrite 365
79% 349 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 27.2
92% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 248
207% 297 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 363 377 360 193 158 MB/s
Read 377
Write 380
Mixed 287
SusWrite 298
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 29.9
115% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 230
180% 250 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,956,775 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $8219 months
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - 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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14 months ago.

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


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