Average Bench: 204% (25th of 921)

Based on 892 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 104.0% 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 2,023MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,301MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 127%. 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 283MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 90.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 892 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,149 Read 2,023 2,482
307 Write 1,071 1,369
515 Mixed 1,301 1,656
323% 1,465 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 33.1 42.9
58 4K Write 98 127
19.2 4K Mixed 36 56
148% 55.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 DQ Read 283 599
82.5 DQ Write 289 531
18.3 DQ Mixed 90.7 181
122% 221 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
366GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,025
Write 1,342
Mixed 1,555
364% 1,641 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 50.2
156% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 163
169% 279 MB/s
313GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,228
Write 1,240
Mixed 1,580
372% 1,682 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 51.7
189% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 41.9
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 28.6
37% 63.9 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,884
Write 1,396
Mixed 1,375
344% 1,551 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 21.7
120% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 84.2
75% 107 MB/s
286GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,062
Write 558
Mixed 540
227% 1,054 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 39.3
146% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 532
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 102
166% 325 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 1,967
Write 344
Mixed 573
207% 961 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 40.7
156% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 425
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 101
145% 273 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,025
Write 395
Mixed 638
220% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 20.5
122% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 19.7
48% 92.9 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 8,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $214

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,653

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