Average Bench: 81.2% (452nd of 1058)

Based on 3,427 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 220MB/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 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. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,427 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 367 409
281 Write 359 383
202 Mixed 276 302
174 SusWrite 279 367
71.9% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 24.1 28.1
40.1 4K Write 82.7 118
18.5 4K Mixed 31.8 37.8
121% 46.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
182 DQ Read 277 309
80.3 DQ Write 284 358
82.9 DQ Mixed 220 254
182% 260 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 353 326 283 281 267 MB/s
Read 388
Write 374
Mixed 290
SusWrite 308
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 34.9
139% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 248
196% 271 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,717,257 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $824 years
OutletPCUS $884 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 57,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $636

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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.


Excellent

1 month ago.

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