Average Bench: 71.9% (618th of 1058)

Based on 1,721 user benchmarks.  Models: CORSAIR FORCE LX SSD, CORSAIR FORCE LX

Good average bench

The Corsair Force LX 128GB averaged 28.0% 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 Mixed IO Speed 32.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LX 128GB is 29.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force LX 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 127MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 468 512
134 Write 143 149
89.8 Mixed 190 209
81 SusWrite 127 147
50.9% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 25.2 29.8
26.9 4K Write 74.4 108
14.9 4K Mixed 32.7 40.1
120% 44.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
191 DQ Read 250 269
104 DQ Write 139 149
45.2 DQ Mixed 133 156
115% 174 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0307A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 125 120 145 149 MB/s
Read 493
Write 147
Mixed 204
SusWrite 134
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 39.7
148% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 155
129% 188 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 140 140 140 140 140 MB/s
Read 476
Write 142
Mixed 194
SusWrite 140
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 37.4
142% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 148
124% 182 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0307A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 122 126 126 127 112 MB/s
Read 461
Write 144
Mixed 203
SusWrite 126
51% 233 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 31.2
119% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 152
122% 172 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0307A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 145 145 145 142 MB/s
Read 471
Write 147
Mixed 197
SusWrite 144
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 30.3
104% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 154
129% 189 MB/s
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Typical Force LX 128GB Builds (Compare 11,661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,308

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