Average Bench: 48.5% (883rd of 1058)

Based on 36,918 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.5% 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 96.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 30.5%. 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 91.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,918 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 Read 151 185
89.7 Write 116 142
105 Mixed 131 153
66.6 SusWrite 91.6 114
27.5% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 22.2 28.4
25.2 4K Write 67.9 104
14.9 4K Mixed 26.3 34
103% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 127 183
72.9 DQ Write 111 140
27.7 DQ Mixed 96.8 142
78.5% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 99 82 99 97 109 MB/s
Read 179
Write 120
Mixed 144
SusWrite 96.3
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 31.1
142% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 97.5
83% 122 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 75 95 94 108 89 MB/s
Read 182
Write 122
Mixed 140
SusWrite 94.5
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 33.2
123% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 123
95% 130 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 81 87 97 117 130 MB/s
Read 149
Write 119
Mixed 146
SusWrite 101
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 27
115% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 136
105% 145 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 102 102 101 106 103 MB/s
Read 162
Write 120
Mixed 132
SusWrite 103
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 29.2
114% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 84.6
76% 115 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 98 100 99 99 97 MB/s
Read 154
Write 120
Mixed 134
SusWrite 98.1
28% 126 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 27
97% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 88.8
77% 115 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,301,276 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 9,623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $557

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