Average Bench: 41.2% (873rd of 1011)

Based on 258 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 180GB averaged 58.8% 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 Random Write Speed 63.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AGILITY3 180GB is 28.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ AGILITY3 180GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 258 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.4 Read 147 185
93.1 Write 127 156
94.6 Mixed 123 147
66.4 SusWrite 91.2 105
27.4% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 18.2 25.8
27.2 4K Write 63.5 115
6.7 4K Mixed 15.5 29.2
81% 32.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 DQ Read 101 174
39.7 DQ Write 111 150
6.2 DQ Mixed 48 132
52.1% 86.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 92 100 90 86 82 MB/s
Read 109
Write 145
Mixed 126
SusWrite 93.6
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 28.7
111% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 84.9
83% 132 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 93 90 89 88 89 MB/s
Read 116
Write 147
Mixed 146
SusWrite 91.8
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 20.6
102% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 76.7
75% 117 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 94 101 100 100 99 MB/s
Read 125
Write 142
Mixed 119
SusWrite 100
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 21.3
93% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 137
109% 152 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 99 101 104 103 102 MB/s
Read 124
Write 148
Mixed 111
SusWrite 104
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 16.2
64% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 77.4
77% 122 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 82 87 82 78 MB/s
Read 166
Write 81.8
Mixed 98.3
SusWrite 82.8
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 14.8
56% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 34.9
DQ Mixed 25.4
20% 27.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,319,524 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 180GB Builds (Compare 1,590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $747

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