Average Bench: 83.1% (362nd of 1003)

Based on 2,199 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 16.8% 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 217MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 120GB is 35.1%. 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 276MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 277MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,199 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 370 407
289 Write 363 382
227 Mixed 276 299
162 SusWrite 277 365
72.3% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 24.4 28.7
48.2 4K Write 90.1 127
23.4 4K Mixed 32.7 38.4
126% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 DQ Read 276 310
112 DQ Write 295 358
35.4 DQ Mixed 217 252
182% 263 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 356 375 313 170 154 MB/s
Read 397
Write 375
Mixed 296
SusWrite 291
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 38.2
155% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 251
210% 302 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 368 373 230 164 160 MB/s
Read 385
Write 372
Mixed 280
SusWrite 274
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 34.4
132% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 247
206% 296 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,729,423 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $822 years
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 610 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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2 years ago.

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


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