Average Bench: 87% (309th of 1011)

Based on 1,117 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 13.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ ARC 100 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 198MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 91MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 39.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 362MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,117 samples)
Min Avg Max
274 Read 362 410
231 Write 382 440
212 Mixed 278 316
208 SusWrite 351 408
77.4% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 24.9 29.4
49.8 4K Write 91 129
21.8 4K Mixed 32.7 39
128% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
120 DQ Read 276 303
113 DQ Write 264 329
61.9 DQ Mixed 198 232
168% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 420 392 438 373 437 MB/s
Read 405
Write 437
Mixed 313
SusWrite 416
89% 392 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 36
144% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 223
193% 285 MB/s
174GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 372 435 373 439 370 MB/s
Read 412
Write 437
Mixed 304
SusWrite 404
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 35.2
135% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 228
196% 286 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 294 331 273 327 343 MB/s
Read 371
Write 372
Mixed 271
SusWrite 323
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 27.4
93% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 192
150% 208 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 293 345 350 300 347 MB/s
Read 364
Write 328
Mixed 221
SusWrite 331
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 24.2
94% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 58.7
DQ Mixed 72.7
70% 115 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
OutletPCUS $16018 hrs
AmazonUS $1694 days
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 12,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,057

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Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3. Flash Memory: Toshiba A19nm MLC

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