Average Bench: 66.2% (405th of 859)

Based on 933 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 240GB averaged 33.7% 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 68.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 483MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 43.4%. 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 21.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.82MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 933 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 483 524
25.1 Write 280 390
84.5 Mixed 334 482
80.8% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 20.6 28.1
20.1 4K Write 68.1 107
6.81 4K Mixed 9.82 13.7
79.9% 32.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 DQ Read 134 330
46.6 DQ Write 183 316
7.04 DQ Mixed 21.1 62.6
54.4% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
138GB free
Firmware: SAFC Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 279
Mixed 219
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 12.2
95% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 53.1
86% 166 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 320
Mixed 397
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 11.3
87% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 11.1
47% 98.1 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 304
Mixed 299
81% 369 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 11
81% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 9.83
56% 124 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 236
Mixed 206
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 8.82
60% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 23.9
44% 88.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,837,917 SSDs tested.

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NeweggUS $96.491 month ago.
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Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 5,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $925

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