Average Bench: 34.2% (978th of 1058)

Based on 721 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Poor average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 480GB averaged 65.7% 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 Read Speed 17.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 53.9MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AGILITY3 480GB is just 15.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the OCZ AGILITY3 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 13MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 46.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 721 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.3 Read 163 223
112 Write 176 232
107 Mixed 162 226
93.7 SusWrite 132 156
35.7% 158 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.93 4K Read 17.2 23.6
8.5 4K Write 13 16.4
9.65 4K Mixed 15.6 19.4
53% 15.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 103 117
15.4 DQ Write 46.2 58.4
15.4 DQ Mixed 53.9 68.8
45.5% 67.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 149 130 132 127 130 MB/s
Read 239
Write 261
Mixed 155
SusWrite 135
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 15.2
4K Mixed 18.5
68% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 57.8
DQ Mixed 56.3
50% 76.6 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 130 144 141 122 156 MB/s
Read 225
Write 128
Mixed 122
SusWrite 142
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 15.8
4K Mixed 18.5
64% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 50.5
DQ Mixed 58.3
50% 75.3 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 138 143 139 141 140 MB/s
Read 196
Write 231
Mixed 156
SusWrite 144
41% 182 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 15.7
4K Mixed 18.3
65% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 71
DQ Write 59.8
DQ Mixed 47.2
40% 59.3 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 70 98 82 88 MB/s
Read 157
Write 124
Mixed 149
SusWrite 87
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 15
4K Mixed 17.5
54% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 49.9
DQ Mixed 53.9
48% 73.4 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 144 136 138 136 141 MB/s
Read 141
Write 127
Mixed 144
SusWrite 144
31% 139 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 12.4
4K Mixed 10
46% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 15.5
DQ Mixed 18.1
14% 18.5 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 151 131 128 130 127 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 141
Mixed 185
SusWrite 117
31% 136 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 8.4
32% 9.53 MB/s
DQ Read 85.6
DQ Write 60
DQ Mixed 57.7
47% 67.8 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 66 68 84 89 85 MB/s
Read 72.2
Write 92.8
Mixed 112
SusWrite 80.1
20% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 7.3
13% 3.7 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 70 53 55 66 39 MB/s
Read 10.7
Write 17.9
Mixed 9.9
SusWrite 54.2
5% 23.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.6
1% 0.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,217,536 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 480GB Builds (Compare 2,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $370

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