Average Bench: 82.8% (387th of 1016)

Based on 2,635 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 17.2% 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 216MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 36.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 277MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,635 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 371 410
272 Write 358 383
214 Mixed 277 302
160 SusWrite 278 370
72.1% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 24.6 28.9
47.2 4K Write 88.9 127
22.3 4K Mixed 32.5 38.5
126% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.7 DQ Read 272 310
100 DQ Write 291 358
37 DQ Mixed 216 254
180% 259 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 379 319 380 305 263 MB/s
Read 389
Write 376
Mixed 298
SusWrite 337
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 37.8
151% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 31.7
100% 214 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 377 360 380 357 375 MB/s
Read 347
Write 370
Mixed 272
SusWrite 371
77% 340 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 33.5
145% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 248
208% 299 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 373 356 376 273 242 MB/s
Read 402
Write 376
Mixed 298
SusWrite 329
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 35.1
131% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 250
212% 306 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 384 348 283 265 277 MB/s
Read 383
Write 381
Mixed 296
SusWrite 323
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 27.5
94% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 204
158% 216 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 356 292 264 278 274 MB/s
Read 357
Write 367
Mixed 282
SusWrite 300
74% 327 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 25.8
89% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 234
198% 287 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $823 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 7% - Terrible 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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2 years ago.

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


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