Average Bench: 43.7% (881st of 1030)

Based on 1,567 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair CSSD-F120GB2

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 120GB averaged 56.2% 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 86.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 25.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force 120GB is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,567 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.9 Read 136 176
83.5 Write 109 127
93.3 Mixed 125 142
51.4 SusWrite 74.4 89.7
24.9% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 21.2 27.9
26.5 4K Write 56 85.6
15.1 4K Mixed 25.5 32.9
94.4% 34.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 DQ Read 112 146
65.3 DQ Write 102 121
25.4 DQ Mixed 86.7 115
70.5% 100 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
57GB free
Firmware: 2.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 79 78 81 81 75 MB/s
Read 140
Write 120
Mixed 136
SusWrite 80.5
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 27.9
110% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 114
90% 126 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 58 61 62 61 61 MB/s
Read 109
Write 109
Mixed 124
SusWrite 59.2
23% 100 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 28.4
100% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 76.9
DQ Mixed 32
30% 46.1 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 1.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 71 72 73 71 69 MB/s
Read 151
Write 93.6
Mixed 108
SusWrite 72.7
24% 106 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 12.7
4K Mixed 17.7
64% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 78.2
DQ Write 31.2
DQ Mixed 42
34% 50.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,822,412 SSDs tested.

Typical Force 120GB Builds (Compare 1,760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $891

Popular Force 120GB compatible motherboards:

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