Average Bench: 48.7% (882nd of 1058)

Based on 36,151 user benchmarks.  Models: OCZ-AGILITY3, OCZ-AGIL ITY3, OCZ-AGIL OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ Agility 3 120GB averaged 51.2% 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 98.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ Agility 3 120GB is 30.1%. 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 90.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,151 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 150 182
90.1 Write 115 144
105 Mixed 132 153
66.3 SusWrite 90.5 113
27.3% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 4K Read 22.4 28.5
28.8 4K Write 70 106
15 4K Mixed 26.1 33.9
104% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 DQ Read 128 183
68.7 DQ Write 111 140
28.2 DQ Mixed 98.6 141
79.7% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 115 115 115 114 114 MB/s
Read 144
Write 139
Mixed 153
SusWrite 116
31% 138 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 26.6
114% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 102
93% 142 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 93 94 92 94 88 MB/s
Read 179
Write 101
Mixed 127
SusWrite 92.9
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 27.7
93% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 84.2
72% 106 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 101 100 102 98 MB/s
Read 156
Write 121
Mixed 134
SusWrite 99.8
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 19.4
73% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 89.5
78% 117 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Agility 3 120GB Builds (Compare 11,697 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $729

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

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