Average Bench: 68.8% (605th of 1011)

Based on 370 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force GS 180GB averaged 31.1% 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 113MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 180GB is 34.4%. 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 144MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 199MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 370 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 384 507
150 Write 199 258
191 Mixed 230 276
112 SusWrite 144 166
53.1% 239 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 26.3 36.6
40.5 4K Write 79.6 114
9.89 4K Mixed 26.5 44.9
116% 44.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 208 289
65.5 DQ Write 175 236
11 DQ Mixed 113 235
106% 166 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 154 151 151 144 139 MB/s
Read 393
Write 184
Mixed 216
SusWrite 150
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 35.2
156% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 114
112% 180 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 165 167 165 164 153 MB/s
Read 361
Write 224
Mixed 234
SusWrite 165
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 41.6
146% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 220
163% 217 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,819,344 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $1343 years
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Typical Force GS 180GB Builds (Compare 17,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,078

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