Average Bench: 48.7% (837th of 1016)

Based on 22,958 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.2% 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 93.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 29.5%. 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 92MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,958 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 149 182
90.2 Write 116 142
106 Mixed 131 153
71.6 SusWrite 92 111
27.3% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 4K Read 22.5 29.1
29.4 4K Write 70 109
15.6 4K Mixed 26.2 33.6
105% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 DQ Read 122 183
68.9 DQ Write 111 141
27.4 DQ Mixed 93.1 142
76.2% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 92 91 88 85 91 MB/s
Read 137
Write 112
Mixed 124
SusWrite 90.9
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 25.3
104% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 30
35% 57.4 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 70 76 75 69 77 MB/s
Read 137
Write 104
Mixed 124
SusWrite 72.4
24% 109 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 26
101% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 26.9
32% 53.4 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 100 90 96 96 84 MB/s
Read 155
Write 117
Mixed 128
SusWrite 94.9
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 22.6
83% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 109
88% 123 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 77 84 83 81 81 MB/s
Read 141
Write 107
Mixed 134
SusWrite 83.1
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 22.7
82% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 91.2
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 69.9
59% 86.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,597 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 16,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $907

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 Comments

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. Memory: Micron Asynchronous 25nm MLC

Engineered for cost-effective performance...

Added 5 years ago.

Terrible

7 months ago.

Trash peformance. This is my OS disk. It is very slow for a SSD.


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