Average Bench: 67.9% (682nd of 1058)

Based on 3,976 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 240GB averaged 32.1% 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 66MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 240GB is 57.4%. 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 195MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 216MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,976 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 447 504
82.3 Write 279 385
24.5 Mixed 216 328
27.8 SusWrite 195 351
63.2% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 20.8 29.9
13.2 4K Write 66 102
8.6 4K Mixed 23.2 36.9
96.1% 36.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
105 DQ Read 208 351
16.7 DQ Write 201 323
13.3 DQ Mixed 64.6 173
87% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 313 313 313 312 313 MB/s
Read 494
Write 322
Mixed 278
SusWrite 313
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 33.6
130% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 60.2
120% 242 MB/s
134GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 293 297 302 304 302 MB/s
Read 496
Write 302
Mixed 211
SusWrite 297
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 19
81% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 59.9
75% 130 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: S8FM05.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 231 214 124 17 28 MB/s
Read 342
Write 238
Mixed 189
SusWrite 143
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 18.7
82% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 62.2
67% 111 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,264,982 SSDs tested.

Typical Force LS 240GB Builds (Compare 4,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-PRO GAMER

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $798

Popular Force LS 240GB compatible motherboards:

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