Average Bench: 84% (362nd of 1011)

Based on 2,498 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 15.9% 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 220MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 92MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 34.7%. 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 280MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,498 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 369 408
284 Write 364 383
226 Mixed 280 301
175 SusWrite 282 367
72.8% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 24.6 28.8
49.2 4K Write 92 127
24.5 4K Mixed 33 38.6
128% 49.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.1 DQ Read 277 310
118 DQ Write 298 358
37 DQ Mixed 220 253
184% 265 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 274 246 220 222 219 MB/s
Read 389
Write 388
Mixed 301
SusWrite 250
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 38.5
154% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 79.8
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 106
109% 170 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 370 373 331 323 261 MB/s
Read 398
Write 376
Mixed 286
SusWrite 329
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 25.3
68% 17.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,505,215 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 658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
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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