Average Bench: 86.1% (308th of 1003)

Based on 1,027 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 13.8% 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 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 41.9%. 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 297MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 372MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,027 samples)
Min Avg Max
272 Read 372 459
231 Write 382 440
211 Mixed 297 441
210 SusWrite 350 407
79% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.7 29.3
44 4K Write 89.2 128
16.9 4K Mixed 31.4 39
125% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 256 303
83.7 DQ Write 253 329
16.8 DQ Mixed 173 231
152% 227 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
372GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 385 427 392 420 400 MB/s
Read 403
Write 428
Mixed 324
SusWrite 410
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 35.6
135% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 218
191% 284 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 331 298 355 310 360 MB/s
Read 351
Write 385
Mixed 271
SusWrite 328
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 25.7
85% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 207
167% 238 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,196,174 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
OutletPCUS $16018 hrs
AmazonUS $19230 mins
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 3,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $884

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 Comments

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

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