Average Bench: 82.8% (359th of 1000)

Based on 2,172 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 17.2% 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 219MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 37.9%. 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 273MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 275MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,172 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 368 406
289 Write 362 381
223 Mixed 275 297
157 SusWrite 273 364
71.8% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 24.3 28.9
46.3 4K Write 90 125
22.1 4K Mixed 32.6 38.4
126% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.1 DQ Read 279 309
112 DQ Write 297 357
35.8 DQ Mixed 219 253
184% 265 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 374 355 375 354 374 MB/s
Read 408
Write 370
Mixed 296
SusWrite 368
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 34.5
130% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 249
209% 302 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,373,882 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $822 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $82

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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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24 months ago.

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


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