Average Bench: 72.5% (603rd of 1057)

Based on 529 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 180GB averaged 27.5% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 180GB is 29.8%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 208MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 529 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 344 398
146 Write 208 262
197 Mixed 236 280
93.3 SusWrite 143 170
51.8% 233 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 28.7 36.2
39.4 4K Write 78.1 113
23.8 4K Mixed 35.5 45.6
130% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 251 292
131 DQ Write 191 242
95.4 DQ Mixed 173 242
142% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 136 136 134 144 129 MB/s
Read 336
Write 220
Mixed 223
SusWrite 140
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 39.8
142% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 148
138% 216 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 149 146 144 140 139 MB/s
Read 376
Write 186
Mixed 222
SusWrite 140
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 33
127% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 202
161% 228 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 114 138 118 128 132 MB/s
Read 402
Write 120
Mixed 200
SusWrite 128
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 35.1
111% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 222
165% 220 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,076,451 SSDs tested.

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Typical Force GS 180GB Builds (Compare 8,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $438

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