Average Bench: 66.4% (400th of 863)

Based on 1,045 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 240GB averaged 33.5% 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 67.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 482MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 46.1%. 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 20.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,045 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 482 524
26.3 Write 283 416
79.4 Mixed 332 497
80.8% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 4K Read 20.8 30.5
27.7 4K Write 67.4 107
6.86 4K Mixed 9.9 14.1
79.9% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 DQ Read 135 329
53.9 DQ Write 185 317
7.29 DQ Mixed 20.9 63.1
54.6% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 472
Mixed 493
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 16.3
124% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 71.1
124% 242 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 312
Mixed 391
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 11.1
111% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 10.9
95% 222 MB/s
134GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 301
Mixed 369
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 7.74
60% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 19.1
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 7.38
36% 75.9 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 198
Write 308
Mixed 205
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 10.5
72% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 73.6
DQ Mixed 11.9
20% 36.2 MB/s
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NeweggUS $96.493 months ago.
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Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 4,527 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $804

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