Average Bench: 77.3% (232nd of 857)

Based on 1,370 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged 22.7% 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 83.4MB/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 32.9%. 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 Mixed IO Speed 42.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 163MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,370 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 434 460
280 Write 362 382
267 Mixed 384 410
87.6% 393 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 22.9 28.6
37.2 4K Write 83.4 124
10.3 4K Mixed 17.2 23.7
101% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 DQ Read 163 304
63.6 DQ Write 210 343
10.8 DQ Mixed 42.2 72.5
71.9% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB 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 375
Mixed 410
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 22.2
127% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 68.5
121% 236 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 438
Write 374
Mixed 403
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 23.4
97% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 72.6
121% 233 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 435
Write 374
Mixed 403
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 17.1
65% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 69.2
119% 230 MB/s
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Gaming 40%
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Desktop 52%
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Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $624

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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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2 months ago.

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


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