Average Bench: 48.4% (811th of 992)

Based on 18,611 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.6% 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 92.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 28.6%. 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 90.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,611 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 150 181
90.5 Write 115 141
106 Mixed 130 151
68.7 SusWrite 90.3 110
27.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 22 29.3
29.2 4K Write 70.8 110
16.2 4K Mixed 26.1 33.6
104% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 120 183
67.5 DQ Write 109 140
26.3 DQ Mixed 92.1 140
75.1% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
95GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 100 95 99 99 MB/s
Read 164
Write 118
Mixed 138
SusWrite 97.6
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 34.2
147% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 90.2
77% 114 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 81 79 76 85 81 MB/s
Read 158
Write 107
Mixed 132
SusWrite 80.3
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 32.6
122% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 83.7
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 97.2
74% 98.7 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 99 129 153 145 156 MB/s
Read 153
Write 135
Mixed 141
SusWrite 132
32% 140 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 26.3
96% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 50.5
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 145
94% 107 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 97 99 99 97 96 MB/s
Read 148
Write 117
Mixed 136
SusWrite 95.7
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 23.5
84% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 116
91% 126 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,030,033 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 11,249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $671

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