Average Bench: 48% (854th of 1030)

Based on 29,154 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.9% 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 96.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.8MB/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 91.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 149 181
91.2 Write 115 143
105 Mixed 130 152
67.4 SusWrite 91.3 113
27.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 4K Read 21.8 28.7
28.1 4K Write 67.8 109
15.1 4K Mixed 25.9 33.9
102% 38.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 DQ Read 125 183
73.4 DQ Write 111 141
27.4 DQ Mixed 96.1 142
78% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 91 111 104 109 105 MB/s
Read 151
Write 130
Mixed 152
SusWrite 107
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 24.3
85% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 140
108% 149 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 85 84 88 87 82 MB/s
Read 125
Write 114
Mixed 132
SusWrite 85.5
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 25.8
105% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 31.8
35% 55.8 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 91 105 104 105 103 MB/s
Read 126
Write 141
Mixed 143
SusWrite 102
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 21.2
82% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 139
109% 153 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,806,534 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 3,919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $692

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 Comments

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. Memory: Micron Asynchronous 25nm MLC

Engineered for cost-effective performance...

Added 6 years ago.

Terrible

14 months ago.

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


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