Average Bench: 200% (28th of 921)

Based on 3,617 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 100.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,094MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,231MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 121%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 255MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 80.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,617 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,315 Read 2,094 2,466
235 Write 996 1,419
423 Mixed 1,231 1,637
317% 1,440 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.6 4K Read 34.7 43
52.2 4K Write 96.9 140
18.5 4K Mixed 33.8 52.7
147% 55.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.4 DQ Read 255 595
81.4 DQ Write 264 529
17.5 DQ Mixed 80.5 178
110% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,257
Write 1,317
Mixed 1,653
386% 1,742 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 40
187% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 491
DQ Write 562
DQ Mixed 11.2
151% 355 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,896
Write 1,210
Mixed 1,469
338% 1,525 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 38.7
164% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 660
DQ Write 599
DQ Mixed 151
244% 470 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,054
Write 1,084
Mixed 1,394
333% 1,511 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 29.5
135% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 22.4
95% 213 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,318
Write 880
Mixed 1,156
317% 1,451 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 24.6
142% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 39.2
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 23.2
38% 69.4 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,086
Write 246
Mixed 429
196% 921 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 36.2
156% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 523
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 88.2
145% 287 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,260
Write 229
Mixed 684
158% 724 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 33.5
117% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 75
78% 128 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 8,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 119%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $214

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,626

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