Average Bench: 82% (313th of 964)

Based on 2,020 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-ARC100, OCZ-ARC1 00, OCZ-ARC1 OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 120GB averaged just 17.9% 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 210MB/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 34.4%. 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 280MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,020 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 369 422
277 Write 357 381
216 Mixed 280 354
168 SusWrite 280 365
72.3% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 24 28.4
47.8 4K Write 88.8 125
17.9 4K Mixed 31.2 38
123% 48 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 266 310
104 DQ Write 289 357
34.7 DQ Mixed 210 253
176% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 372 361 336 122 120 MB/s
Read 372
Write 370
Mixed 285
SusWrite 277
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 37.5
152% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 252
209% 299 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 357 147 118 124 124 MB/s
Read 372
Write 383
Mixed 291
SusWrite 205
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 30.6
110% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 228
176% 243 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,690,586 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $60 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $8222 months
OutletPCUS $8822 months
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Typical ARC 100 120GB Builds (Compare 444 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: 52% - 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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17 months ago.

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


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