Average Bench: 64.5% (593rd of 964)

Based on 1,727 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 240GB averaged 35.5% 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 Write Speed 65.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 460MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 52.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force LS 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 175MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 460 518
22.7 Write 267 382
28.7 Mixed 267 415
28.4 SusWrite 175 313
65% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 20.3 28.1
13.3 4K Write 65.7 106
6.65 4K Mixed 16 35.8
86% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 DQ Read 153 345
15.9 DQ Write 177 314
7.09 DQ Mixed 39.8 90.1
64.6% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 178 197 190 179 180 MB/s
Read 332
Write 155
Mixed 252
SusWrite 204
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 28.1
101% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 60.3
119% 239 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 364 62 19 8.8 305 MB/s
Read 477
Write 374
Mixed 241
SusWrite 187
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 19.1
83% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 70.5
84% 143 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 141 151 134 166 127 MB/s
Read 472
Write 316
Mixed 266
SusWrite 152
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 9.5
72% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 60.6
115% 229 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 297 145 15 14 15 MB/s
Read 442
Write 290
Mixed 196
SusWrite 130
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 17.2
96% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 57.2
76% 134 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 61 58 68 63 55 MB/s
Read 500
Write 30.5
Mixed 174
SusWrite 64.4
41% 192 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 3.8
46% 10.9 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $110 @ launch in Nov '13
NeweggUS $9615 months
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Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 11,336 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,144

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