OCZARC100-25SAT3-240G
$120
SamsungMZ-77E250B
 $120 

Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3. Flash Memory: Toshiba A19nm MLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q1 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,255 user samples
10,114 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 26GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 90GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 370th / 1058
3,141 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 129% 233GB free
Worst Bench: 74% 162GB free (System drive)
Poor: 74% Great: 129%
SPEED RANK: 224th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.1 % 105 % Faster effective speed.
+22%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
370 MB/s 468 MB/s Faster read speed.
+26%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
402 MB/s 407 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.3 MB/s 38 MB/s Much faster random read.
+63%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
82.5 MB/s 85.1 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 379 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+27%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.5 MB/s 48.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+49%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
358 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+6%
338 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
411 MB/s 516 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+26%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
427 MB/s 490 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+15%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
27.2 MB/s 50.1 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+84%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s 122 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
324 MB/s 457 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+41%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.3 MB/s 67.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+71%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
410 MB/s +4% 395 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 45,259,910 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.17 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,600%
Value
Value For Money
9.41 % 18.7 % Hugely better value.
+99%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$120 $65 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
83 Months 6 Months Hugely more recent.
+93%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
316 MB/s 390 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+23%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
351 MB/s 361 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,102 Pts 1,293 Pts Stronger server IO.
+17%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
258 MB/s 372 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+44%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
277 MB/s 338 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+22%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
280 MB/s 296 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
224 MB/s 284 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+27%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 250GB
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The 240GB OCZ ARC has a solid performance profile with particularly strong 4K speeds. The ARC is positioned below both OCZ's enthusiast Vector 150 and the mainstream Vertex 460 but based on hardware specs there is very little separating the drives (newer NAND on the ARC). Comparing the Vertex 460 and ARC shows that the ARC lags particularly in terms of sequential write speed but the overall difference in effective speed is marginal. The broad performance equivalence coupled with the fact that the Vertex 460 is available at the same price point makes the 240GB ARC somewhat redundant for the time being. Given that the ARC is relatively new, prices are likely to drop significantly over the coming months at which point the ARC may make more sense. [Sep '14 SSDrivePro]

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