Average Bench: 177% (28th of 869)

Based on 2,055 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 77.3% 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 120GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,823MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 960MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 245MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 67.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,055 samples)
Min Avg Max
787 Read 1,823 2,069
163 Write 809 1,194
298 Mixed 960 1,427
263% 1,197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 4K Read 36 41.7
40.5 4K Write 95.8 140
15.9 4K Mixed 31.6 51
146% 54.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.8 DQ Read 245 553
76.8 DQ Write 269 518
15.7 DQ Mixed 67.7 155
103% 194 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 4,816
Write 58.6
Mixed 112
346% 1,662 MB/s
4K Read 788
4K Write 3.52
4K Mixed 3.51
1,200% 265 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,904
Write 643
Mixed 917
252% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 30.6
140% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 83.1
74% 105 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,894
Write 373
Mixed 612
207% 960 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 33.9
147% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 88.7
114% 205 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,814
Write 352
Mixed 572
197% 913 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 35.3
145% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 422
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 86
138% 268 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,709
Write 358
Mixed 588
191% 885 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 32.2
129% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 16.5
74% 167 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 5,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 112%
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $858

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