Average Bench: 81.7% (421st of 1037)

Based on 3,622 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 18.2% 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 224MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 35.5%. 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 274MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 365 407
278 Write 360 383
205 Mixed 276 302
157 SusWrite 274 369
71.7% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 24 28.3
45.4 4K Write 86.9 122
20.7 4K Mixed 32 37.9
123% 47.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
171 DQ Read 280 309
103 DQ Write 293 358
82.4 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%
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 187 123 121 113 115 MB/s
Read 346
Write 370
Mixed 281
SusWrite 146
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 33
138% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 235
193% 273 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,662,805 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $823 years
OutletPCUS $883 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 32,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 50%
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Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $539

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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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3 years ago.

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


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