Average Bench: 41.3% (795th of 947)

Based on 8,367 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force 3 SSD, Corsair Force 3

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 120GB averaged 58.7% 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 Write Speed 65.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force 3 120GB is 26.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force 3 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 88.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 102MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,367 samples)
Min Avg Max
127 Read 173 200
78.6 Write 102 120
92.9 Mixed 117 138
70.9 SusWrite 88.6 100
26.8% 120 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 19.6 26.9
28.6 4K Write 65.5 104
7.42 4K Mixed 14.7 29.7
83.2% 33.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 DQ Read 86.2 143
45 DQ Write 97.1 119
6.75 DQ Mixed 38.1 113
43.5% 73.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 92 92 92 97 MB/s
Read 146
Write 110
Mixed 127
SusWrite 93.3
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 25.9
126% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 113
89% 123 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 85 87 86 85 85 MB/s
Read 162
Write 130
Mixed 120
SusWrite 85.5
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 27.1
95% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 108
85% 118 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 95 89 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 153
Write 119
Mixed 133
SusWrite 92
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 19.2
76% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 89.1
74% 107 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,497,642 SSDs tested.

Typical Force 3 120GB Builds (Compare 8,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $764

Popular Force 3 120GB compatible motherboards:

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