Average Bench: 70.3% (586th of 1011)

Based on 359 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 180GB averaged 29.6% 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 133MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 180GB is 34%. 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 202MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 359 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 371 492
147 Write 202 258
191 Mixed 233 279
106 SusWrite 144 166
52.8% 238 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 27 36.8
40.5 4K Write 81 114
11.3 4K Mixed 29.5 45.4
122% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 DQ Read 220 290
75.7 DQ Write 182 240
11.3 DQ Mixed 133 240
118% 178 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 144 131 144 132 134 MB/s
Read 304
Write 210
Mixed 247
SusWrite 141
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 42.5
150% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 152
138% 211 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 165 161 151 149 145 MB/s
Read 339
Write 232
Mixed 251
SusWrite 156
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 42.3
138% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 241
181% 242 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 157 149 154 159 147 MB/s
Read 328
Write 179
Mixed 234
SusWrite 155
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 33.1
126% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 187
143% 193 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,133,448 SSDs tested.

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Typical Force GS 180GB Builds (Compare 19,459 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,061

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