Average Bench: 81.3% (185th of 869)

Based on 588 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 18.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ ARC 100 480GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 80.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 39.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 163MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 48.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 588 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 434 464
269 Write 392 439
280 Mixed 401 444
91.3% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 23 28.9
35.1 4K Write 80.3 120
12.5 4K Mixed 23.1 32.8
107% 42.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 163 300
59.2 DQ Write 197 324
13.4 DQ Mixed 48.8 76.8
73.1% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
35GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 452
Write 331
Mixed 372
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 19.4
120% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 18.9
53% 105 MB/s
311GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 372
Write 354
Mixed 354
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 25.3
109% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 76.2
92% 162 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 450
Write 330
Mixed 373
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 27.2
100% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 62.9
83% 151 MB/s
588 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,263,903 SSDs tested.


AmazonUS $2057 mins
OutletPCUS $2061 day
Send price feedback
Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 2,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO - $458

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,654

Popular ARC 100 480GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed based on real world performance then adjust by cost per GB to yield a value for money rating. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. Share your opinion by voting. [SSDrivePro]


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

The OCZ ARC SSD Series will take you there...

Added 2 years ago.


10 months ago.

Nice Performance

▲Like ▼Dislike

You have viewed 85 pages, please contribute.

869 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $133Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $138
Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $50
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $53Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $220SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback