Average Bench: 83.3% (370th of 1011)

Based on 2,804 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 16.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ ARC 100 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 218MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 91.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 37.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 275MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,804 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 369 409
277 Write 361 383
224 Mixed 279 301
168 SusWrite 275 368
72.2% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 24.6 28.9
49.4 4K Write 91.3 128
24.4 4K Mixed 32.9 38.7
128% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 DQ Read 275 310
110 DQ Write 297 359
37 DQ Mixed 218 253
183% 263 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 294 269 245 246 229 MB/s
Read 374
Write 383
Mixed 294
SusWrite 267
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 30
129% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 60.7
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 107
109% 167 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 161 112 94 80 78 MB/s
Read 299
Write 344
Mixed 252
SusWrite 135
58% 257 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.2
127% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 244
205% 296 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $822 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $237

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 Comments

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

The OCZ ARC SSD Series will take you there...

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2 years ago.

Great cheap SSD and does what it needs to. I love mine.


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