Average Bench: 172% (45th of 921)

Based on 2,720 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 72.2% 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 1,796MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 941MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 105%. 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 211MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 67.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,720 samples)
Min Avg Max
780 Read 1,796 2,049
163 Write 776 1,219
301 Mixed 941 1,435
257% 1,171 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 4K Read 34 42.7
53 4K Write 97.5 139
16.8 4K Mixed 31.5 50.3
144% 54.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.1 DQ Read 211 522
82.3 DQ Write 238 469
17.1 DQ Mixed 67.5 143
94.3% 172 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,043
Write 1,141
Mixed 1,391
337% 1,525 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 32.1
173% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 549
DQ Write 439
DQ Mixed 153
207% 380 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,077
Write 1,101
Mixed 1,322
331% 1,500 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 46.2
191% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.9
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 30.9
44% 77.6 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,800
Write 944
Mixed 1,291
297% 1,345 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 35.5
113% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 136
143% 238 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,946
Write 645
Mixed 935
256% 1,175 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 24
124% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 22.6
75% 171 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,964
Write 167
Mixed 773
208% 968 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 54.3
192% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 518
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 68.5
129% 266 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,471,072 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 100%
Desktop 111%
Workstation 80%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,160

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For this price even though more expensive than the cheapest options makes up for it with many times the speed of other ssds

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