Average Bench: 47.7% (837th of 1012)

Based on 924 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-SOLID3

Below average average bench

The OCZ SOLID3 120GB averaged 52.2% 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 84.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 69.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ SOLID3 120GB is 29.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ SOLID3 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 88MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 111MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 924 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 150 188
80.5 Write 111 125
103 Mixed 126 144
66.8 SusWrite 88 101
26.6% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 22.2 28.8
19.4 4K Write 69.4 108
15 4K Mixed 26 33.7
104% 39.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 DQ Read 109 144
53.9 DQ Write 105 123
27.2 DQ Mixed 84.3 116
69.5% 99.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 84 72 92 92 92 MB/s
Read 150
Write 116
Mixed 131
SusWrite 88.1
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 32.1
139% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 111
87% 121 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 80 84 94 95 93 MB/s
Read 164
Write 109
Mixed 127
SusWrite 90.7
27% 123 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 32.5
135% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 112
88% 121 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 57 59 66 60 60 MB/s
Read 146
Write 95.2
Mixed 119
SusWrite 60.6
24% 105 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 23.9
107% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 101
82% 117 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 86 84 85 90 MB/s
Read 131
Write 120
Mixed 127
SusWrite 89.5
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 6.6
21% 6.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

Typical SOLID3 120GB Builds (Compare 6,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $699

Popular SOLID3 120GB compatible motherboards:

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