Average Bench: 77.4% (226th of 850)

Based on 1,246 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 22.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.6MB/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 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 165MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,246 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 431 458
282 Write 363 382
249 Mixed 383 410
87.5% 392 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 22.9 28.5
39.9 4K Write 83.6 124
10.3 4K Mixed 17.2 23.7
101% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 DQ Read 165 305
69.8 DQ Write 216 345
10.6 DQ Mixed 42.4 73.1
73.3% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 456
Write 381
Mixed 382
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 20.8
134% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 70.1
100% 183 MB/s
5GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 455
Write 379
Mixed 405
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 16.4
87% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 70.3
108% 206 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 425
Write 372
Mixed 410
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 12.6
98% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 88.3
DQ Mixed 57.9
44% 57.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,840,484 SSDs tested.


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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 8,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 40%
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Desktop 52%
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $627

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

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