Average Bench: 81.9% (315th of 964)

Based on 1,957 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 18.1% 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 203MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 280MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,957 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 372 446
278 Write 358 381
216 Mixed 285 396
170 SusWrite 280 364
72.8% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 23.9 28.4
47.8 4K Write 88.5 125
16.2 4K Mixed 30.8 37.9
122% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 DQ Read 261 310
92.9 DQ Write 286 357
32.6 DQ Mixed 203 253
172% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 368 372 246 188 174 MB/s
Read 366
Write 379
Mixed 285
SusWrite 284
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 37.8
156% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 250
207% 295 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 370 364 278 118 121 MB/s
Read 367
Write 368
Mixed 272
SusWrite 267
72% 318 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 27.7
109% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 246
207% 298 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 313 298 281 295 182 MB/s
Read 266
Write 316
Mixed 228
SusWrite 270
61% 270 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 15.6
57% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 227
168% 224 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,548,750 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $8222 months
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 439 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: 52% - 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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17 months ago.

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


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