Average Bench: 33.6% (922nd of 1005)

Based on 446 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Poor average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 480GB averaged 66.4% 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 32.5MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AGILITY3 480GB is just 14.2%. 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 40.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 12.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 446 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Read 201 255
101 Write 156 222
102 Mixed 151 214
101 SusWrite 134 163
36% 160 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 16.8 22.9
8.43 4K Write 12.5 16
6.55 4K Mixed 11.9 18.6
47.2% 13.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 DQ Read 83.9 117
12 DQ Write 40.6 57.6
6.44 DQ Mixed 32.5 66.3
32.1% 52.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 149 138 141 160 151 MB/s
Read 223
Write 131
Mixed 114
SusWrite 148
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 20.1
72% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 47.5
DQ Mixed 62.6
52% 75.5 MB/s
123GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 154 140 131 126 125 MB/s
Read 217
Write 199
Mixed 152
SusWrite 141
40% 177 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 14.7
4K Mixed 16.4
58% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 40.9
DQ Mixed 58.8
49% 72.1 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 145 146 146 145 124 MB/s
Read 179
Write 150
Mixed 170
SusWrite 144
36% 161 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 17.9
54% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 54.5
DQ Mixed 65.3
54% 78.8 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 140 107 118 122 120 MB/s
Read 112
Write 139
Mixed 194
SusWrite 125
32% 143 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 17.5
61% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 55.7
DQ Mixed 55.9
50% 76.4 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 116 117 118 119 85 MB/s
Read 198
Write 97
Mixed 140
SusWrite 111
30% 137 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 11.8
4K Mixed 13.9
43% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 77
DQ Write 31.8
DQ Mixed 28.3
28% 45.7 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 125 124 121 119 120 MB/s
Read 156
Write 142
Mixed 149
SusWrite 123
32% 142 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 9.8
4K Mixed 12.5
47% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 76.9
DQ Write 36.9
DQ Mixed 37.1
33% 50.3 MB/s
327GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 102 77 77 87 91 MB/s
Read 202
Write 125
Mixed 123
SusWrite 94.1
30% 136 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 9.1
4K Mixed 9.9
33% 9.73 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 51
DQ Mixed 69.4
55% 79.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,869,528 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 480GB Builds (Compare 936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Rampage III GENE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $692

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