Average Bench: 76% (305th of 927)

Based on 2,074 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 24.0% 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 77.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 31.6%. 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 159MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 44MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 433 458
284 Write 362 384
267 Mixed 382 412
87.5% 392 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 22.6 28.2
39 4K Write 77.1 118
10.1 4K Mixed 17.4 23.9
97.3% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 DQ Read 159 304
51.7 DQ Write 200 340
10.6 DQ Mixed 44 73.2
70.8% 134 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 444
Write 372
Mixed 407
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 14.8
117% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 70.7
60% 83.2 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 439
Write 356
Mixed 400
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 13.6
83% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 49.5
64% 113 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,133,884 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $8217 months
OutletPCUS $8817 months
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 16,117 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: $484

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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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12 months ago.

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


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