Average Bench: 212% (14th of 869)

Based on 643 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 111.8% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,074MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,370MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 126%. 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 296MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 89.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 643 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,380 Read 2,074 2,527
333 Write 1,132 1,383
518 Mixed 1,370 1,670
337% 1,525 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 33.9 43.1
57 4K Write 101 148
19.6 4K Mixed 37.2 57.7
153% 57.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.6 DQ Read 296 652
82.8 DQ Write 308 571
18.3 DQ Mixed 89.8 183
126% 231 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
398GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,484
Write 1,397
Mixed 1,732
413% 1,871 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 50.5
172% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 163
169% 280 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,331
Write 1,348
Mixed 1,638
392% 1,772 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 24.4
130% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 36
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 23
47% 89 MB/s
263GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,963
Write 1,358
Mixed 1,242
337% 1,521 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 23
144% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 35.4
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 23.3
57% 112 MB/s
278GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,031
Write 345
Mixed 534
208% 970 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 21.5
122% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 34.2
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 23.6
33% 58.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,263,903 SSDs tested.


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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 2,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 113%
Workstation 101%

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $434

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,612

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