Average Bench: 81.1% (438th of 1040)

Based on 3,393 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 18.8% 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 221MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 39.8%. 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 274MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,393 samples)
Min Avg Max
291 Read 366 408
282 Write 359 382
207 Mixed 276 301
155 SusWrite 274 367
71.7% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 23.8 28.2
41.3 4K Write 84.1 119
18.1 4K Mixed 31.8 38.2
121% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 DQ Read 275 309
95.8 DQ Write 292 359
43.4 DQ Mixed 221 254
183% 263 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 346 366 350 213 164 MB/s
Read 390
Write 370
Mixed 294
SusWrite 301
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 34
127% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 246
209% 303 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 369 372 350 373 351 MB/s
Read 344
Write 372
Mixed 268
SusWrite 360
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 29.3
104% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 234
185% 258 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 385 366 383 362 382 MB/s
Read 169
Write 203
Mixed 288
SusWrite 374
59% 258 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 33.9
128% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 128
109% 165 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 303 326 210 146 131 MB/s
Read 338
Write 354
Mixed 262
SusWrite 245
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 29.7
104% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 119
112% 174 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,352,318 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $824 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 50,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $638

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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.


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