Average Bench: 33.9% (934th of 1016)

Based on 527 user benchmarks.  Model: OCZ-AGILITY3

Poor average bench

The OCZ AGILITY3 480GB averaged 66.1% 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 16.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 37.2MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AGILITY3 480GB is just 14.5%. 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 41.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 12.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 527 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 194 254
101 Write 160 225
103 Mixed 153 220
98 SusWrite 133 165
35.9% 160 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 16.9 23.3
8.54 4K Write 12.6 16.2
6.89 4K Mixed 12.8 19
48.6% 14.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 DQ Read 87.9 117
12.3 DQ Write 41.7 57.6
6.52 DQ Mixed 37.2 67.3
34.9% 55.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
370GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 193 199 209 213 209 MB/s
Read 194
Write 210
Mixed 189
SusWrite 200
45% 198 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 14.1
4K Mixed 16.4
58% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 15.9
DQ Mixed 18.6
14% 18.9 MB/s
410GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 152 143 145 146 133 MB/s
Read 187
Write 211
Mixed 186
SusWrite 149
41% 183 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 14.7
4K Mixed 16.9
55% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 51.4
DQ Mixed 61.4
51% 76.2 MB/s
410GB free
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 141 142 143 142 148 MB/s
Read 195
Write 188
Mixed 146
SusWrite 148
38% 169 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 13.8
4K Mixed 15.7
55% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 44.3
DQ Mixed 67.2
53% 75.8 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 81 90 94 107 122 MB/s
Read 209
Write 205
Mixed 122
SusWrite 98.6
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 16.3
57% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 32.9
DQ Mixed 48.2
42% 65.3 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 120 112 97 100 104 MB/s
Read 179
Write 218
Mixed 147
SusWrite 110
37% 164 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 13.3
4K Mixed 15
54% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 48.7
DQ Mixed 69.6
55% 78.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,455,080 SSDs tested.

Typical AGILITY3 480GB Builds (Compare 1,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Rampage III GENE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $725

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