Average Bench: 82% (288th of 956)

Based on 715 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 17.9% 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 82.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.5MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 167MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 351MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 715 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 425 464
248 Write 392 439
232 Mixed 385 445
208 SusWrite 351 411
87.5% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 23.5 28.8
42.1 4K Write 82.5 122
12.5 4K Mixed 24.3 36.2
110% 43.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 DQ Read 167 302
68.7 DQ Write 204 325
13.2 DQ Mixed 66.3 222
83.1% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 373 437 338 438 370 MB/s
Read 414
Write 437
Mixed 314
SusWrite 397
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 38.3
154% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 211
185% 274 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 369 429 388 410 409 MB/s
Read 365
Write 126
Mixed 278
SusWrite 396
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 37.4
146% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 34
92% 191 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 223 238 192 222 183 MB/s
Read 310
Write 362
Mixed 264
SusWrite 215
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 31.3
144% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 173
152% 230 MB/s
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 352 392 337 385 323 MB/s
Read 387
Write 408
Mixed 255
SusWrite 352
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 27.3
112% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 70.5
DQ Mixed 91.4
80% 124 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,977,448 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
OutletPCUS $21516 hrs
AmazonUS $21615 mins
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 2,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $935

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

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