Average Bench: 218% (9th of 853)

Based on 275 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 117.9% 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 2,144MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,441MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 130%. 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 288MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 92.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 275 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,449 Read 2,144 2,566
340 Write 1,176 1,399
535 Mixed 1,441 1,687
350% 1,587 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 4K Read 35.1 45.2
55.5 4K Write 103 147
19.9 4K Mixed 36.9 59.2
155% 58.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.4 DQ Read 288 679
86.4 DQ Write 317 577
19.5 DQ Mixed 92.4 187
128% 233 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
538GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
!4KALIGNED
Read 2,958
Write 811
Mixed 1,012
345% 1,593 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 40.7
161% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 457
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 157
183% 317 MB/s
241GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,255
Write 1,277
Mixed 1,583
377% 1,705 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 50
163% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 128
126% 205 MB/s
206GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,421
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,640
401% 1,815 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 27.6
145% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 121
78% 87.3 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,881
Write 1,293
Mixed 1,610
354% 1,595 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 32.3
170% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 385
DQ Mixed 24.1
75% 152 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,018
Write 1,412
Mixed 1,447
360% 1,625 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 20.9
129% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31.9
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 20.5
49% 96.3 MB/s
410GB free
Firmware: 02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,083
Write 1,271
Mixed 1,617
367% 1,657 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 23.4
117% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 34.9
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 23.2
76% 154 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 737
Write 705
Mixed 758
164% 733 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 48.3
164% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 442
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 169
199% 344 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 2,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,750

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