Average Bench: 83.4% (415th of 1058)

Based on 3,519 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 16.6% 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 229MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 33.7%. 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 279MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 283MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,519 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 371 410
285 Write 363 382
224 Mixed 279 301
173 SusWrite 283 369
72.9% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 24.5 28.5
44.9 4K Write 86.8 119
23.1 4K Mixed 32.7 37.9
125% 48 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 284 309
117 DQ Write 299 358
83.7 DQ Mixed 229 254
189% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 377 267 354 258 135 MB/s
Read 399
Write 378
Mixed 294
SusWrite 291
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.2
142% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 249
200% 281 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 387 368 382 256 264 MB/s
Read 392
Write 384
Mixed 301
SusWrite 340
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 31
120% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 206
159% 217 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 237 146 184 162 111 MB/s
Read 362
Write 369
Mixed 279
SusWrite 185
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 31.5
128% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 250
209% 301 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,207,092 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $824 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI G41M-S01 (MS-7592)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $104

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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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