Average Bench: 63.9% - 412th / 836

Based on 648 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 64.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 478MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 40.7%. 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 18.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 9.33MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 648 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 478 518
20.3 Write 271 378
63.6 Mixed 324 424
79.1% 358 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 19.4 26.5
17.9 4K Write 64.3 104
6.22 4K Mixed 9.33 12.3
75.3% 31 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 DQ Read 128 312
45.8 DQ Write 176 306
7.08 DQ Mixed 18.7 55.2
51.5% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 311
Mixed 395
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 9.76
91% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 9.35
53% 111 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 291
Mixed 358
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 8.53
63% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 25.2
57% 116 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 16.6
Mixed 192
50% 231 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 12.9
4K Mixed 7.36
39% 11.8 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 7.06
46% 102 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,130,604 SSDs tested.

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NeweggUS $105.988 hrs ago.
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Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 3,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $843

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