Average Bench: 42.9% (918th of 1058)

Based on 386 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 180GB averaged 57.1% 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 64.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 65.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AGILITY3 180GB is 28.7%. 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 93.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 386 samples)
Min Avg Max
88 Read 138 183
94.2 Write 131 156
96.7 Mixed 126 148
68.8 SusWrite 93.2 106
27.4% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 18.8 26.7
24.5 4K Write 64.2 113
6.95 4K Mixed 18.6 31.5
86.2% 33.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 DQ Read 115 174
44 DQ Write 118 154
6.96 DQ Mixed 65.1 135
63.1% 99.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 102 102 93 102 101 MB/s
Read 120
Write 149
Mixed 144
SusWrite 102
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 26.5
121% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 95.1
89% 138 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 108 82 108 99 105 MB/s
Read 170
Write 136
Mixed 134
SusWrite 103
30% 136 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 30.1
103% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 131
100% 137 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 86 90 92 83 91 MB/s
Read 111
Write 142
Mixed 139
SusWrite 91.3
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 24.1
96% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 76.5
81% 134 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 81 89 90 87 84 MB/s
Read 138
Write 138
Mixed 142
SusWrite 89.2
29% 127 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 24.5
85% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 97.3
90% 140 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 84 96 98 98 101 MB/s
Read 79.4
Write 141
Mixed 126
SusWrite 96.6
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 24.3
104% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 33.7
35% 53.8 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 96 100 98 94 91 MB/s
Read 118
Write 143
Mixed 136
SusWrite 97
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 20.1
75% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 47.3
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 44.6
48% 77.5 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 93 94 94 92 MB/s
Read 128
Write 104
Mixed 110
SusWrite 92.9
24% 109 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 13.3
4K Mixed 19.3
67% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 87.5
DQ Write 38.6
DQ Mixed 46.6
39% 57.6 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 96 97 99 94 91 MB/s
Read 111
Write 131
Mixed 116
SusWrite 96.4
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 13.4
42% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 82.2
DQ Mixed 100
77% 106 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,311,813 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 180GB Builds (Compare 63,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,060

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