Average Bench: 81.8% (440th of 1058)

Based on 3,397 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 222MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 82.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34.7%. 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 277MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 284MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,397 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 369 410
281 Write 360 382
214 Mixed 277 301
178 SusWrite 284 369
72.4% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 24.2 28.1
40.9 4K Write 82.7 116
19.2 4K Mixed 31.9 37.7
121% 46.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
183 DQ Read 277 309
107 DQ Write 287 358
82.8 DQ Mixed 222 254
183% 262 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 217 186 168 149 152 MB/s
Read 396
Write 378
Mixed 292
SusWrite 198
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 37.3
147% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 251
211% 304 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 350 348 373 354 372 MB/s
Read 380
Write 364
Mixed 273
SusWrite 361
78% 344 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 32
119% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 236
186% 259 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 195 166 145 137 124 MB/s
Read 377
Write 381
Mixed 294
SusWrite 183
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 35.6
133% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 245
205% 294 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,647 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $824 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 61,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $633

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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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4 years ago.

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


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