Average Bench: 86.2% (319th of 1011)

Based on 1,242 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 41.3%. 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 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,242 samples)
Min Avg Max
277 Read 364 411
237 Write 381 440
212 Mixed 278 315
207 SusWrite 348 411
77.3% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 24.9 29.2
42.6 4K Write 88.1 127
20.1 4K Mixed 32.3 38.8
126% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
144 DQ Read 276 303
113 DQ Write 261 329
69.6 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%
82GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 373 438 373 438 373 MB/s
Read 371
Write 431
Mixed 298
SusWrite 403
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 35.6
159% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 223
192% 282 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 404 410 409 404 415 MB/s
Read 410
Write 438
Mixed 304
SusWrite 413
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 36.8
143% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 225
194% 285 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 368 433 354 338 262 MB/s
Read 406
Write 438
Mixed 312
SusWrite 359
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 36.6
143% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 226
195% 285 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 429 374 428 369 438 MB/s
Read 390
Write 434
Mixed 304
SusWrite 410
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 35.8
135% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 172
155% 230 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 262 319 278 320 333 MB/s
Read 292
Write 278
Mixed 223
SusWrite 300
62% 273 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 28.7
114% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 202
155% 215 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
OutletPCUS $1201 day
AmazonUS $15017 days
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 34,193 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $499

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

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