Average Bench: 83.7% (416th of 1058)

Based on 4,692 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 16.2% 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 231MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.6MB/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 279MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 287MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,692 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 370 409
274 Write 361 383
225 Mixed 279 302
162 SusWrite 287 370
72.9% 324 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 24.5 28.5
43.2 4K Write 87.6 119
22.7 4K Mixed 32.5 38
125% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 287 310
145 DQ Write 304 359
140 DQ Mixed 231 254
192% 274 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 289 125 123 123 118 MB/s
Read 395
Write 374
Mixed 292
SusWrite 191
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 37.5
146% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 249
210% 303 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 367 349 369 251 183 MB/s
Read 330
Write 368
Mixed 283
SusWrite 312
73% 323 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 31.3
119% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 248
207% 296 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,591,653 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $825 years
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $579

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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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5 years ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

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