Average Bench: 154% (76th of 955)

Based on 2,979 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 54.4% 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 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 292MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,277MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 110%. 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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 426MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 409MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,979 samples)
Min Avg Max
655 Read 1,277 2,047
161 Write 739 1,210
281 Mixed 720 1,411
158 SusWrite 426 719
175% 790 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 35.6 44.9
42.9 4K Write 105 150
19.3 4K Mixed 41.2 58.1
162% 60.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.5 DQ Read 409 660
101 DQ Write 426 754
20.4 DQ Mixed 292 584
254% 376 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1102 772 671 665 268 363 MB/s
Read 875
Write 996
Mixed 639
SusWrite 640
177% 788 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 55.6
194% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 661
DQ Write 753
DQ Mixed 585
474% 666 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 842 661 659 627 650 640 MB/s
Read 968
Write 938
Mixed 729
SusWrite 680
186% 829 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.2
159% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 636
DQ Write 752
DQ Mixed 586
472% 658 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 648 345 181 810 675 521 MB/s
Read 892
Write 672
Mixed 535
SusWrite 530
147% 657 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 48.5
194% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 517
DQ Write 683
DQ Mixed 508
409% 569 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 546 400 440 661 599 247 MB/s
Read 831
Write 660
Mixed 505
SusWrite 482
139% 620 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 52.4
200% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 523
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 508
381% 507 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 15,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $796

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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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