Average Bench: 63.9% (571st of 956)

Based on 1,494 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 240GB averaged 36.0% 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 64.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 477MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 46.6%. 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 25.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 162MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,494 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 477 521
16.4 Write 268 382
38.2 Mixed 309 426
20.7 SusWrite 162 306
67.6% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 19.9 28.1
15.8 4K Write 64.4 103
6.73 4K Mixed 11.7 27.9
79.2% 32 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 DQ Read 132 334
19.2 DQ Write 171 307
6.87 DQ Mixed 25.4 63.1
54.3% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 256 268 294 294 295 MB/s
Read 456
Write 271
Mixed 235
SusWrite 276
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 30.1
122% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 48.5
89% 174 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 203 143 89 94 100 MB/s
Read 481
Write 316
Mixed 287
SusWrite 143
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 31
115% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 160
164% 266 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 304 303 302 301 302 MB/s
Read 493
Write 306
Mixed 213
SusWrite 303
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 20.7
105% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 60.1
78% 137 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: S8FM08.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 302 302 300 301 300 MB/s
Read 494
Write 298
Mixed 209
SusWrite 300
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 17.5
85% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 57.8
74% 130 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,023,630 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $110 @ launch in Nov '13
NeweggUS $9612 months
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Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 7,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $796

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