Average Bench: 39.2% - 681st / 836

Based on 6,786 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Poor average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 60.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.8MB/s
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Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 23.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ Agility 3 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 101MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 117MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,786 samples)
Min Avg Max
135 Read 181 202
77.6 Write 101 123
91.5 Mixed 117 146
29.3% 133 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 18.8 26.6
22.8 4K Write 63.3 105
6.77 4K Mixed 10.8 15.1
75.8% 30.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 DQ Read 83.3 158
35.9 DQ Write 94.1 127
6.5 DQ Mixed 22.1 40.5
35.1% 66.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free
Firmware: 2.22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 197
Write 119
Mixed 145
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 11.1
95% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 30.2
44% 83.2 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: 2.22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 172
Write 98.5
Mixed 116
28% 129 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 13.9
102% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 6.75
22% 44 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 187
Write 86.2
Mixed 107
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 10.8
80% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 19.1
DQ Write 93.5
DQ Mixed 8.74
21% 40.4 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: 2.22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 140
Write 106
Mixed 115
27% 120 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 8.19
55% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 20.5
DQ Write 67.4
DQ Mixed 7.9
16% 31.9 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,122,423 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 4,441 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $799

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