Average Bench: 49.1% (831st of 1012)

Based on 23,761 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 50.8% 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 92.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 28.3%. 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 92.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,761 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 152 184
88.6 Write 116 142
105 Mixed 131 152
68 SusWrite 92.2 112
27.6% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 22.5 29
33.6 4K Write 70.9 109
17.4 4K Mixed 26.6 34.3
106% 40 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 DQ Read 120 183
69.4 DQ Write 110 141
26.9 DQ Mixed 92.2 142
75.5% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
101GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 94 100 102 101 103 MB/s
Read 152
Write 116
Mixed 134
SusWrite 98.3
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 33.3
146% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 88.7
78% 117 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 99 102 101 100 101 MB/s
Read 154
Write 121
Mixed 131
SusWrite 101
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 31.5
123% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 77.4
70% 105 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 89 86 86 87 83 MB/s
Read 149
Write 122
Mixed 153
SusWrite 86.2
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 28.4
107% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 131
102% 141 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 82 91 86 97 88 MB/s
Read 133
Write 112
Mixed 117
SusWrite 89.4
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 23.4
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24
DQ Write 73.2
DQ Mixed 26.1
26% 41.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 15,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $792

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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

5 months ago.

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


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