Average Bench: 85.2% (385th of 1058)

Based on 1,655 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 14.7% 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 84.6MB/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 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,655 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 366 413
256 Write 386 440
206 Mixed 275 313
203 SusWrite 344 411
77.2% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 24.5 28.7
41.2 4K Write 84.6 121
23.1 4K Mixed 32.4 38.2
123% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 278 303
98.4 DQ Write 254 329
60.8 DQ Mixed 200 230
168% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 372 415 347 288 209 MB/s
Read 412
Write 436
Mixed 315
SusWrite 344
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 36.9
145% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 233
198% 287 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,277 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $709 months
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 4,812 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: 49% - Average Total price: $565

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

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