Average Bench: 65.8% (484th of 927)

Based on 1,353 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 240GB averaged 34.2% 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 66.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 486MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force LS 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 20.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.87MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,353 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 486 524
18.1 Write 276 391
76.4 Mixed 340 433
81.2% 367 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 20.5 29.9
17.6 4K Write 66.9 105
6.95 4K Mixed 9.87 14
79% 32.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 DQ Read 136 330
41.9 DQ Write 178 312
7.31 DQ Mixed 20.6 62.8
53.7% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: S8FM Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 297
Mixed 363
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 8.58
88% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 24.9
56% 113 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 377
Write 323
Mixed 356
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 11.9
80% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 51.9
79% 152 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: S8FM
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 371
Write 291
Mixed 320
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 8.74
64% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 24.5
55% 111 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,772,431 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $110 @ launch in Nov '13
NeweggUS $969 months
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Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 6,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $818

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