Average Bench: 76.1% (299th of 921)

Based on 2,132 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 23.9% 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 78.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 31.5%. 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 42.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,132 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 433 458
283 Write 361 383
275 Mixed 381 411
87.3% 392 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 22.9 28.5
39.4 4K Write 78.5 120
10.5 4K Mixed 17.2 23.8
98.3% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 DQ Read 157 304
51.5 DQ Write 197 341
10.6 DQ Mixed 42.2 73.2
69.3% 132 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
20GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 458
Write 375
Mixed 407
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 24.5
130% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 69
122% 237 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 456
Write 372
Mixed 407
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 23.1
102% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 73
85% 147 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 449
Write 319
Mixed 325
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 9.46
85% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 45.1
66% 116 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $8215 months
OutletPCUS $8815 months
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 14,922 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $493

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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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11 months ago.

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


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