Average Bench: 86.1% (397th of 1080)

Based on 1,835 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 206MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ ARC 100 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 277MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 369MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,835 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 369 413
264 Write 389 440
209 Mixed 277 315
208 SusWrite 349 412
78% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 24.7 28.6
42.7 4K Write 85.8 123
22.3 4K Mixed 32.6 38
125% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
202 DQ Read 283 303
110 DQ Write 255 329
128 DQ Mixed 206 231
172% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
357GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 367 437 372 435 371 MB/s
Read 403
Write 434
Mixed 310
SusWrite 401
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 36.1
137% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 228
196% 286 MB/s
378GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 331 405 389 399 422 MB/s
Read 327
Write 392
Mixed 284
SusWrite 370
78% 343 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 26.9
92% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 225
192% 281 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 407 354 407 359 422 MB/s
Read 395
Write 411
Mixed 293
SusWrite 388
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 26.4
89% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 210
159% 214 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 335 274 333 288 319 MB/s
Read 248
Write 262
Mixed 222
SusWrite 311
59% 261 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 15.6
52% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 91.3
114% 203 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,410,666 SSDs tested


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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 2,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 38%
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Desktop 79%
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $320

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