Average Bench: 85.2% (385th of 1058)

Based on 1,589 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 14.8% 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 200MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 40.5%. 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 275MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 365MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,589 samples)
Min Avg Max
285 Read 365 413
256 Write 385 440
206 Mixed 275 313
201 SusWrite 345 411
77.2% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 24.5 28.7
41.2 4K Write 84.5 121
22.1 4K Mixed 32.3 38.2
123% 47.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
102 DQ Read 277 303
90.6 DQ Write 254 329
42.2 DQ Mixed 200 231
168% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
408GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 344 402 346 410 MB/s
Read 359
Write 425
Mixed 295
SusWrite 384
83% 365 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 30.7
122% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 224
192% 282 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 317 358 300 278 259 MB/s
Read 337
Write 378
Mixed 250
SusWrite 305
72% 318 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.4
138% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 204
171% 249 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 318 337 374 287 350 MB/s
Read 386
Write 412
Mixed 293
SusWrite 322
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 31.7
113% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 140
132% 209 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 344 394 383 367 410 MB/s
Read 366
Write 416
Mixed 290
SusWrite 382
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 22.1
67% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 189
140% 185 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,172,041 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $706 months
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 4,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $585

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

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