Average Bench: 43% (916th of 1058)

Based on 400 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 180GB averaged 56.9% 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 Random Write Speed 64.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 66MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AGILITY3 180GB is 29.1%. 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 93.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 137MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 400 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.5 Read 137 183
94.1 Write 131 156
97.4 Mixed 127 148
70.2 SusWrite 93.2 106
27.4% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 18.9 26.6
23.2 4K Write 64.6 113
6.98 4K Mixed 18.8 31.7
86.9% 34.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 DQ Read 115 174
43.8 DQ Write 119 154
7.07 DQ Mixed 66 135
63.7% 100 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 102 100 99 101 103 MB/s
Read 127
Write 155
Mixed 141
SusWrite 103
30% 131 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 33.8
135% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 82.5
82% 133 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 99 100 99 100 100 MB/s
Read 125
Write 147
Mixed 143
SusWrite 97.1
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 28.2
138% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 128
105% 150 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 99 100 100 94 98 MB/s
Read 114
Write 126
Mixed 138
SusWrite 100
27% 120 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 26.9
110% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 80
83% 135 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 73 79 73 67 74 MB/s
Read 126
Write 140
Mixed 129
SusWrite 74.5
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 28.4
118% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 108
87% 124 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 82 96 91 93 84 MB/s
Read 115
Write 119
Mixed 138
SusWrite 91.5
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 23.9
88% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 51.3
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 26
32% 55.1 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 88 87 86 79 MB/s
Read 135
Write 77.1
Mixed 116
SusWrite 87.2
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 12.8
4K Mixed 19.5
72% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 87.6
DQ Write 35.7
DQ Mixed 43.2
37% 55.5 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 89 90 81 90 82 MB/s
Read 87.5
Write 136
Mixed 146
SusWrite 86.3
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 15.2
73% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 43.7
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 55.6
54% 81.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,167,723 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 180GB Builds (Compare 73,026 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) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,061

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