Average Bench: 84.9% (397th of 1058)

Based on 1,596 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 15.1% 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 40.6%. 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 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,596 samples)
Min Avg Max
284 Read 363 412
256 Write 385 440
206 Mixed 275 313
203 SusWrite 346 411
77.1% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 24.4 28.7
40.9 4K Write 84 123
22.1 4K Mixed 32.1 38.4
122% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 DQ Read 275 303
88.5 DQ Write 250 329
37.8 DQ Mixed 199 231
167% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
413GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 374 440 373 440 374 MB/s
Read 408
Write 440
Mixed 309
SusWrite 406
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 38
149% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 224
194% 285 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 374 439 373 439 372 MB/s
Read 396
Write 442
Mixed 294
SusWrite 405
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 35.9
140% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 226
194% 284 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 407 314 183 183 126 MB/s
Read 351
Write 410
Mixed 290
SusWrite 259
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 31.6
129% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 228
193% 281 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,718,125 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Aug '14
AmazonUS $704 months
OutletPCUS $742 months
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 4,119 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: 50% - Above average Total price: $585

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

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