Average Bench: 47.7% (826th of 1003)

Based on 21,389 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 91.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68MB/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 90.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,389 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 149 178
83.6 Write 116 141
105 Mixed 130 151
66.1 SusWrite 90.6 109
27.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 21.8 28.7
22.8 4K Write 68 108
15.2 4K Mixed 25.6 33.4
102% 38.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 DQ Read 121 183
59 DQ Write 109 138
25.1 DQ Mixed 91.8 140
75.3% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
44GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 96 94 96 95 MB/s
Read 155
Write 98.7
Mixed 131
SusWrite 92.9
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 30.9
123% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 108
86% 121 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 112 112 104 94 MB/s
Read 151
Write 141
Mixed 142
SusWrite 109
30% 136 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 20.4
79% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 104
88% 129 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 79 74 72 70 70 MB/s
Read 81.5
Write 86.5
Mixed 103
SusWrite 73.8
20% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 15.7
75% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 83.1
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 74.4
62% 87.2 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 61 55 49 49 43 MB/s
Read 153
Write 73
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 52.4
20% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 11.8
4K Mixed 12.3
41% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 12.4
DQ Mixed 17.3
13% 16.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,833,945 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 13,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good 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

29 days ago.

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


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