Average Bench: 48.5% (769th of 956)

Based on 14,295 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.4% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 91.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 28.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ Agility 3 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,295 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 148 181
87.3 Write 114 140
106 Mixed 131 152
68 SusWrite 90.6 112
27.1% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 22.4 29.2
31.4 4K Write 70.6 110
16.2 4K Mixed 26.1 33.6
105% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 DQ Read 120 183
68.3 DQ Write 110 139
26.9 DQ Mixed 91.1 142
74.9% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 93 91 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 154
Write 116
Mixed 126
SusWrite 91.4
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 30.8
139% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 116
90% 123 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 95 81 97 107 MB/s
Read 190
Write 124
Mixed 130
SusWrite 95.3
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 32.8
123% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 114
89% 123 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 84 93 92 93 92 MB/s
Read 150
Write 102
Mixed 132
SusWrite 91.4
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 30.7
123% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 104
84% 119 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 106 108 113 111 95 MB/s
Read 159
Write 140
Mixed 148
SusWrite 108
31% 139 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 27.8
106% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 139
110% 153 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 87 93 91 96 97 MB/s
Read 167
Write 112
Mixed 127
SusWrite 92.5
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 26.6
113% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 96.2
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 104
80% 107 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,592,927 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 9,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $964

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