Average Bench: 81.2% (413th of 1021)

Based on 3,107 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 18.7% 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 85.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 35%. 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 275MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 275MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,107 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 365 405
270 Write 360 383
213 Mixed 275 304
160 SusWrite 275 370
71.6% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24 28.4
43.6 4K Write 85.7 123
19.5 4K Mixed 31.4 38
122% 47 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.6 DQ Read 274 309
110 DQ Write 289 358
37.4 DQ Mixed 218 254
182% 261 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 363 362 347 281 189 MB/s
Read 396
Write 373
Mixed 292
SusWrite 314
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.3
142% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 250
210% 303 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 134 116 114 97 99 MB/s
Read 319
Write 379
Mixed 228
SusWrite 136
60% 265 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 30.4
109% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 37.9
38% 59.6 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 137 117 113 119 113 MB/s
Read 329
Write 331
Mixed 237
SusWrite 157
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 17.4
68% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 200
172% 254 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,202 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $823 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 29,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $464

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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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