Average Bench: 63.8% (545th of 947)

Based on 3,524 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force GS 128GB averaged 36.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 128GB is 34.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force GS 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 196MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,524 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 428 506
123 Write 196 241
159 Mixed 225 287
84.1 SusWrite 159 203
55.8% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 25.3 35.6
32 4K Write 71.9 107
8.83 4K Mixed 17 36.2
98.1% 38.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 DQ Read 124 223
46.9 DQ Write 155 230
8.88 DQ Mixed 43.4 140
59.4% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
48GB free
Firmware: 5.41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 164 180 186 211 201 MB/s
Read 368
Write 234
Mixed 262
SusWrite 188
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 50.4
189% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 44.8
72% 135 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 145 128 126 135 129 MB/s
Read 344
Write 251
Mixed 261
SusWrite 136
56% 248 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 44.3
169% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 108
111% 181 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 150 147 151 156 146 MB/s
Read 364
Write 210
Mixed 246
SusWrite 151
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 29.7
98% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 166
140% 203 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 83 78 82 79 73 MB/s
Read 295
Write 120
Mixed 142
SusWrite 80.5
35% 160 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 17.7
68% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 91.3
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 104
77% 101 MB/s
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Typical Force GS 128GB Builds (Compare 7,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $942

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