Average Bench: 197% (48th of 955)

Based on 1,074 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 96.7% 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 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,888MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,205MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 125%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 325MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 306MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
889 Read 1,888 2,448
303 Write 1,035 1,369
508 Mixed 1,205 1,651
273 SusWrite 718 1,071
269% 1,211 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 33 42.8
61.4 4K Write 97.3 124
19.6 4K Mixed 37.4 55.6
149% 55.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.5 DQ Read 325 864
82 DQ Write 306 746
18.4 DQ Mixed 127 505
147% 253 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1194 1132 1061 988 827 547 MB/s
Read 1162
Write 1,260
Mixed 805
SusWrite 958
236% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 52.3
180% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 778
DQ Mixed 516
467% 711 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 907 1001 1038 1062 1068 1058 MB/s
Read 1,113
Write 1,047
Mixed 822
SusWrite 1,022
225% 1001 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 50.4
169% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 744
DQ Mixed 511
469% 721 MB/s
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 998 841 799 749 717 667 MB/s
Read 1,163
Write 1,198
Mixed 776
SusWrite 795
221% 983 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.7
191% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 901
DQ Write 750
DQ Mixed 528
476% 726 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1009 808 812 813 827 807 MB/s
Read 1159
Write 1,190
Mixed 833
SusWrite 846
226% 1,007 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 51.9
181% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 511
457% 690 MB/s
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1027 1045 1122 1136 571 212 MB/s
Read 1,049
Write 1,141
Mixed 735
SusWrite 852
213% 944 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 48.5
169% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 883
DQ Write 744
DQ Mixed 586
501% 738 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1106 1093 1125 649 272 270 MB/s
Read 979
Write 977
Mixed 773
SusWrite 752
196% 870 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 55.7
188% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 510
460% 700 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 987 625 111 123 192 205 MB/s
Read 1000
Write 1,176
Mixed 527
SusWrite 374
172% 769 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 43.8
165% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 773
DQ Mixed 540
469% 693 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 282 284 279 323 331 MB/s
Read 1,018
Write 87
Mixed 299
SusWrite 294
92% 424 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 46.1
171% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 858
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 357
320% 502 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 9,537 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,640

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