Average Bench: 41.3% (872nd of 1011)

Based on 267 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Below average average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 180GB averaged 58.7% 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 63.2MB/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 92.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 267 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.1 Read 146 185
93.6 Write 127 157
94.8 Mixed 123 147
66.5 SusWrite 92.1 106
27.5% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 18.2 26.1
27.9 4K Write 63.2 115
6.76 4K Mixed 15.8 29.4
81.3% 32.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 DQ Read 101 174
41.1 DQ Write 112 151
6.28 DQ Mixed 49.4 133
53% 87.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
113GB free
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 90 95 92 95 MB/s
Read 161
Write 120
Mixed 146
SusWrite 92.7
29% 130 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 28
119% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 134
107% 150 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 90 84 92 87 MB/s
Read 125
Write 133
Mixed 130
SusWrite 87.6
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 29.8
120% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 107
87% 124 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 180 181 182 182 182 MB/s
Read 152
Write 183
Mixed 157
SusWrite 181
38% 168 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 16.8
69% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 118
101% 146 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 82 94 98 95 93 MB/s
Read 114
Write 144
Mixed 126
SusWrite 92.1
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 25.8
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 125
103% 148 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 90 92 95 93 90 MB/s
Read 117
Write 139
Mixed 130
SusWrite 94.1
27% 120 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 19.1
63% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.3
DQ Write 52
DQ Mixed 26
23% 33.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 180GB Builds (Compare 1,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $747

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