Average Bench: 83.1% (373rd of 1011)

Based on 2,292 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 16.9% 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 214MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 91MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 35.7%. 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 275MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 277MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,292 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 369 407
289 Write 364 382
226 Mixed 277 299
154 SusWrite 275 365
72.3% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 24.4 28.7
48.2 4K Write 91 127
23.6 4K Mixed 32.9 38.3
127% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 272 310
110 DQ Write 293 358
35.3 DQ Mixed 214 253
180% 259 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 372 353 376 355 375 MB/s
Read 407
Write 371
Mixed 302
SusWrite 366
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 39.7
167% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 249
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 16,944,087 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $822 years
OutletPCUS $882 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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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