Average Bench: 81.1% (240th of 929)

Based on 674 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 18.8% 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 79.4MB/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 39.8%. 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 48MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 674 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 435 464
264 Write 394 439
274 Mixed 402 445
91.5% 410 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 23.2 28.6
40.2 4K Write 79.4 118
12.4 4K Mixed 23.1 32.8
107% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 DQ Read 155 300
60.8 DQ Write 194 322
13 DQ Mixed 48 77.1
71.4% 132 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
269GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 454
Write 436
Mixed 443
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 19.2
118% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 18.5
30% 54.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,231,067 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $2001 day
OutletPCUS $2152 days
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 3,662 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: 63% - Good Total price: $1,556

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

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