Average Bench: 82.6% (346th of 992)

Based on 2,116 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 17.4% 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 224MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 37.1%. 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 275MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 275MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,116 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 366 406
277 Write 359 382
224 Mixed 275 297
158 SusWrite 275 367
71.7% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 24.1 29
45.8 4K Write 89.1 128
23.6 4K Mixed 32.4 38.6
125% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
61.9 DQ Read 281 309
112 DQ Write 295 357
37.9 DQ Mixed 224 252
186% 267 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 374 349 167 149 146 MB/s
Read 423
Write 375
Mixed 296
SusWrite 256
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 37.5
150% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 251
207% 295 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,029,063 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 555 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average 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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22 months ago.

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


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