Average Bench: 48.4% (883rd of 1058)

Based on 33,014 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.6% 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 98.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 29.3%. 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 91.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,014 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 Read 151 186
92.4 Write 116 142
108 Mixed 132 153
67 SusWrite 91.5 112
27.5% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 22.3 28.6
29.3 4K Write 67.4 105
15.3 4K Mixed 26.2 34.1
103% 38.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 128 183
70.2 DQ Write 111 140
27.7 DQ Mixed 98.3 143
79.4% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 104 100 101 99 101 MB/s
Read 155
Write 122
Mixed 134
SusWrite 97.7
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 24.7
120% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 91.3
78% 116 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 115 116 116 115 113 MB/s
Read 145
Write 138
Mixed 132
SusWrite 114
30% 132 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 26.5
101% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 105
93% 140 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 104 117 118 120 MB/s
Read 154
Write 138
Mixed 144
SusWrite 115
31% 138 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 25.6
94% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 141
110% 151 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 84 80 89 89 83 MB/s
Read 152
Write 106
Mixed 129
SusWrite 86.1
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 22.4
83% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 110
87% 121 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,956,218 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 8,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
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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