Average Bench: 73.8% (557th of 1034)

Based on 426 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 180GB averaged 26.1% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 180MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 180GB is 28.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force GS 180GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 144MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 211MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 426 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 344 388
159 Write 211 263
199 Mixed 239 280
99 SusWrite 144 169
52.3% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 29.1 37
41.2 4K Write 82.8 116
25.3 4K Mixed 36.1 45.9
134% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
166 DQ Read 254 293
154 DQ Write 196 244
110 DQ Mixed 180 240
147% 210 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 164 148 153 156 156 MB/s
Read 325
Write 213
Mixed 241
SusWrite 160
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 39.5
125% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 218
167% 229 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 142 134 122 105 125 MB/s
Read 316
Write 219
Mixed 200
SusWrite 132
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 29.9
96% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 157
140% 212 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 150 147 147 145 MB/s
Read 295
Write 185
Mixed 198
SusWrite 148
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 24.9
85% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 119
111% 174 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,491,780 SSDs tested.

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Typical Force GS 180GB Builds (Compare 828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $856

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