Average Bench: 86.4% (319th of 1011)

Based on 1,212 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-ARC100

Very good average bench

The OCZ ARC 100 480GB averaged just 13.6% 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ ARC 100 480GB is 41.4%. 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 278MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,212 samples)
Min Avg Max
274 Read 363 411
230 Write 380 440
212 Mixed 278 315
207 SusWrite 348 410
77.1% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 24.9 29.3
43.5 4K Write 89.2 127
20.1 4K Mixed 32.4 38.9
126% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
144 DQ Read 276 303
111 DQ Write 263 329
69.8 DQ Mixed 197 232
168% 245 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 250 388 393 332 390 MB/s
Read 378
Write 378
Mixed 242
SusWrite 351
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 33.8
133% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 200
166% 242 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 220 229 197 230 234 MB/s
Read 366
Write 374
Mixed 287
SusWrite 218
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 36.6
137% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 199
152% 206 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 339 359 422 361 423 MB/s
Read 384
Write 398
Mixed 257
SusWrite 359
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 18.9
89% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 214
176% 254 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 313 349 296 347 364 MB/s
Read 316
Write 332
Mixed 219
SusWrite 334
68% 300 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 24
82% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 191
156% 224 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Aug '14
OutletPCUS $14013 hrs
AmazonUS $17211 mins
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Typical ARC 100 480GB Builds (Compare 32,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $630

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

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