Average Bench: 33.7% (928th of 1011)

Based on 488 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Poor average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 480GB averaged 66.3% 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 Read Speed 16.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.6MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AGILITY3 480GB is just 14.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ AGILITY3 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 41.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 12.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 488 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Read 198 254
101 Write 157 224
103 Mixed 151 215
100 SusWrite 134 168
35.9% 160 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 16.8 23.1
8.5 4K Write 12.5 16.1
6.63 4K Mixed 12.2 18.8
47.7% 13.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 DQ Read 85.5 117
12.1 DQ Write 41.1 57.6
6.47 DQ Mixed 34.6 66.8
33.3% 53.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 145 140 142 147 140 MB/s
Read 205
Write 126
Mixed 111
SusWrite 144
33% 146 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 12.8
4K Mixed 15.7
61% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 49
DQ Mixed 67.9
54% 78 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 148 146 144 143 147 MB/s
Read 182
Write 156
Mixed 157
SusWrite 147
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 17
4K Mixed 20
61% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 53.2
DQ Mixed 64.6
53% 78 MB/s
395GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 123 124 122 122 120 MB/s
Read 120
Write 202
Mixed 206
SusWrite 123
37% 163 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 13.6
44% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 53.2
DQ Mixed 53.2
48% 74.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,564,122 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 480GB Builds (Compare 1,017 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Rampage III GENE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $521

Popular AGILITY3 480GB compatible motherboards:

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