Average Bench: 85.9% (332nd of 1016)

Based on 1,322 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 14.0% 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 38.6%. 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 365MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,322 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 365 410
240 Write 382 440
213 Mixed 278 314
206 SusWrite 348 412
77.4% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 24.9 29.2
41.4 4K Write 87.2 126
20.2 4K Mixed 32.2 38.7
125% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
142 DQ Read 275 303
114 DQ Write 259 329
67.9 DQ Mixed 197 232
167% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
402GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 372 437 375 440 374 MB/s
Read 408
Write 437
Mixed 307
SusWrite 405
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 35.2
130% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 222
193% 283 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 375 409 425 375 431 MB/s
Read 356
Write 432
Mixed 289
SusWrite 370
82% 362 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 32.2
136% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 227
194% 282 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 270 329 335 294 339 MB/s
Read 339
Write 337
Mixed 224
SusWrite 314
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 26.6
108% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 210
170% 241 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,288 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
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AmazonUS $12013 mins
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 36,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $665

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

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