Average Bench: 47.7% (835th of 1011)

Based on 20,694 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 89.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.6MB/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 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,694 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 149 181
88.6 Write 116 143
101 Mixed 130 152
67.6 SusWrite 91.1 113
27.3% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 21.8 28.3
26.8 4K Write 67.6 105
14.7 4K Mixed 25.6 33.3
102% 38.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 121 183
65.2 DQ Write 110 141
24.7 DQ Mixed 89.8 140
74.4% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 99 100 99 100 98 MB/s
Read 174
Write 116
Mixed 124
SusWrite 99.9
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 32.2
134% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 90.8
76% 110 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 77 86 87 88 93 MB/s
Read 148
Write 104
Mixed 138
SusWrite 86.3
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 25.7
115% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 116
93% 131 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 86 87 83 87 84 MB/s
Read 150
Write 111
Mixed 124
SusWrite 84.5
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 30.4
114% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 104
83% 117 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: 2.50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 89 90 89 90 88 MB/s
Read 161
Write 110
Mixed 130
SusWrite 89.8
28% 123 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 29.5
100% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 103
81% 113 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 90 98 97 97 97 MB/s
Read 166
Write 112
Mixed 129
SusWrite 95.7
28% 126 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 26.3
93% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 116
89% 121 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,105,085 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 14,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - 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

4 months ago.

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


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