Average Bench: 83.8% (429th of 1074)

Based on 4,735 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 16.2% 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 231MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34.5%. 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 287MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,735 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 370 410
274 Write 361 383
226 Mixed 279 302
164 SusWrite 287 370
72.9% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 24.5 28.4
43.3 4K Write 87.7 119
22.2 4K Mixed 32.5 38
125% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 287 310
146 DQ Write 305 359
140 DQ Mixed 231 254
192% 275 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 378 377 358 377 360 MB/s
Read 388
Write 382
Mixed 296
SusWrite 368
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 33.4
126% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 248
209% 301 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,788 SSDs tested

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MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Aug '14
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 16,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 44%
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Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $472

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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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6 years ago.

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


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