Average Bench: 82.8% (325th of 980)

Based on 2,164 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 17.1% 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 224MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,164 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 366 407
264 Write 358 382
222 Mixed 276 298
166 SusWrite 278 366
71.8% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 24.3 29
46.6 4K Write 89.6 128
23.9 4K Mixed 32.3 38.6
126% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 DQ Read 279 310
113 DQ Write 296 358
37.5 DQ Mixed 224 253
186% 266 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
68GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 338 342 346 309 269 MB/s
Read 331
Write 376
Mixed 259
SusWrite 319
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 29.9
108% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 226
178% 248 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,408,650 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $822 years
OutletPCUS $882 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 499 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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20 months ago.

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


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