Average Bench: 48.7% (894th of 1072)

Based on 38,562 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 99.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 30%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ Agility 3 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,562 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.2 Read 149 181
83.1 Write 115 142
105 Mixed 131 152
66.6 SusWrite 90.6 111
27.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 22.2 28.6
22.7 4K Write 70.2 109
14.3 4K Mixed 26.2 33.9
104% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 DQ Read 130 183
72.6 DQ Write 112 139
29.4 DQ Mixed 99.8 142
80.6% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 89 95 87 89 86 MB/s
Read 138
Write 122
Mixed 140
SusWrite 90.3
28% 122 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 29.8
127% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 118
98% 143 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 96 95 88 85 83 MB/s
Read 155
Write 120
Mixed 132
SusWrite 89
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 27.2
110% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 87
74% 109 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 95 95 93 92 94 MB/s
Read 150
Write 118
Mixed 121
SusWrite 94.1
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 22.9
76% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 106
81% 109 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,398 SSDs tested

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 5,611 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $438

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