Average Bench: 85.5% (311th of 996)

Based on 948 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 14.5% 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 160MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 42.2%. 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 307MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 378MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 948 samples)
Min Avg Max
274 Read 378 460
230 Write 382 440
211 Mixed 307 443
206 SusWrite 349 407
79.8% 354 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 24.5 29.3
43.2 4K Write 88.4 128
15.3 4K Mixed 30.7 39
123% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 243 303
79.3 DQ Write 246 329
14.6 DQ Mixed 160 231
143% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 354 428 361 424 365 MB/s
Read 396
Write 426
Mixed 299
SusWrite 392
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 37.5
152% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 224
190% 277 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 409 364 432 380 419 MB/s
Read 380
Write 429
Mixed 294
SusWrite 394
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 35.6
134% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 224
193% 283 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 339 390 355 409 343 MB/s
Read 396
Write 427
Mixed 299
SusWrite 369
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 33.6
128% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 219
187% 273 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 371 438 373 438 372 MB/s
Read 392
Write 436
Mixed 296
SusWrite 405
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 30
119% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 228
195% 285 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
OutletPCUS $16014 hrs
AmazonUS $2253 mins
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 3,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $806

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

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