Average Bench: 72.6% (601st of 1058)

Based on 564 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 180GB averaged 27.4% 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 35.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 180GB is 29.4%. 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 205MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 564 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 344 398
142 Write 205 262
197 Mixed 235 279
93.8 SusWrite 143 174
51.6% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 28.8 36.2
38.8 4K Write 78.2 112
24.5 4K Mixed 35.6 45.3
131% 47.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
154 DQ Read 251 295
137 DQ Write 190 241
94 DQ Mixed 173 241
142% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
48GB free
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 142 138 118 120 114 MB/s
Read 351
Write 185
Mixed 264
SusWrite 130
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 39.6
146% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 234
178% 240 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 157 146 162 162 152 MB/s
Read 356
Write 218
Mixed 265
SusWrite 155
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 41.5
142% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 196
150% 203 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 111 102 104 100 105 MB/s
Read 369
Write 177
Mixed 215
SusWrite 105
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 34.5
153% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 180
144% 205 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,109,442 SSDs tested.

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Typical Force GS 180GB Builds (Compare 9,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $437

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