Average Bench: 85% (353rd of 1021)

Based on 1,416 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 15.0% 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 196MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 35.7%. 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 277MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,416 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 366 410
246 Write 384 440
214 Mixed 277 311
212 SusWrite 349 412
77.4% 344 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 24.5 28.9
41.5 4K Write 83.8 121
22 4K Mixed 31.7 38.1
122% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
120 DQ Read 272 303
112 DQ Write 253 329
41.3 DQ Mixed 196 231
166% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
302GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 426 372 435 374 440 MB/s
Read 406
Write 428
Mixed 312
SusWrite 397
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 38
149% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 220
192% 283 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 366 435 372 436 366 MB/s
Read 377
Write 439
Mixed 297
SusWrite 400
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 28.8
130% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 223
192% 281 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 366 433 348 401 359 MB/s
Read 338
Write 399
Mixed 289
SusWrite 388
80% 353 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 23.1
86% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 229
195% 284 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
OutletPCUS $969 days
AmazonUS $10011 mins
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 40,459 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $683

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

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