Average Bench: 47.8% (835th of 1011)

Based on 21,074 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 52.2% 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 93.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.7MB/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 91.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 Read 150 181
85.3 Write 115 141
103 Mixed 130 153
66 SusWrite 91.1 111
27.2% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 21.8 28.5
26.9 4K Write 68.7 108
15.1 4K Mixed 25.4 33
102% 38.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 DQ Read 122 183
59.3 DQ Write 109 140
24.7 DQ Mixed 93.2 142
76% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 92 88 86 89 MB/s
Read 158
Write 115
Mixed 128
SusWrite 88.2
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 33.7
147% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 108
86% 121 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 80 87 90 94 90 MB/s
Read 155
Write 118
Mixed 131
SusWrite 89.8
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 30.5
134% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 105
85% 121 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 79 88 89 85 85 MB/s
Read 154
Write 111
Mixed 124
SusWrite 86.2
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 22.8
87% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 89.8
74% 107 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 93 102 94 98 99 MB/s
Read 150
Write 119
Mixed 138
SusWrite 93.7
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 8.3
4K Mixed 20.5
64% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 85.3
72% 103 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 84 84 88 78 80 MB/s
Read 80
Write 94
Mixed 118
SusWrite 84.2
21% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 18.2
66% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 85.8
74% 108 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,779 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 13,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $696

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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

3 months ago.

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


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