Average Bench: 64.1% (418th of 848)

Based on 713 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 240GB averaged 35.8% 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 65MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 479MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 40.5%. 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 19.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.36MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 713 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 479 519
20.9 Write 272 380
70.6 Mixed 328 425
79.4% 359 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 19.4 26.5
17.2 4K Write 65 105
6.26 4K Mixed 9.36 12.7
75.8% 31.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 DQ Read 127 312
45.3 DQ Write 176 306
7.06 DQ Mixed 19.2 56.9
51.5% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: 05.8
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 505
Write 307
Mixed 421
91% 411 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 10.7
54% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 22.6
58% 120 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 366
Write 351
Mixed 363
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 13.4
80% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 15.3
25% 45.9 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 178
Mixed 326
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 9.43
50% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 18.8
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 9.3
38% 78.1 MB/s
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Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 3,747 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $845

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