Average Bench: 81.3% (230th of 921)

Based on 653 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 39.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 157MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 48.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 653 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 436 464
268 Write 394 439
277 Mixed 402 445
91.6% 411 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 23.2 28.7
37.1 4K Write 79.6 119
12.2 4K Mixed 23 32.8
107% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 157 300
61.7 DQ Write 196 323
13.2 DQ Mixed 48.8 77
72.3% 134 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 459
Write 434
Mixed 444
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 31.9
118% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 75.8
95% 169 MB/s
335GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 460
Write 441
Mixed 442
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 31.4
127% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18.2
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 69.2
71% 107 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,460,555 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $20720 mins
OutletPCUS $2156 hrs
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 3,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO - $458

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,563

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

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