Average Bench: 84.1% (406th of 1058)

Based on 3,968 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 15.8% 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 232MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34.3%. 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 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,968 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 371 410
282 Write 361 383
220 Mixed 279 302
166 SusWrite 285 370
72.9% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 24.5 28.5
42.4 4K Write 88.8 119
23.2 4K Mixed 32.8 38
126% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
228 DQ Read 290 309
163 DQ Write 308 358
133 DQ Mixed 232 254
193% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 194 182 169 173 173 MB/s
Read 400
Write 357
Mixed 269
SusWrite 196
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.6
139% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 230
192% 276 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,170,732 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $825 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
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.


Excellent

10 months ago.

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