Average Bench: 78.8% (471st of 1037)

Based on 2,832 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 240GB averaged 21.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Force GS 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 206MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 240GB is 34%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force GS 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 181MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 240MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,832 samples)
Min Avg Max
291 Read 370 443
198 Write 240 281
214 Mixed 270 319
122 SusWrite 181 215
59.3% 265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 4K Read 30.8 37.9
37.2 4K Write 78.5 113
23.2 4K Mixed 38.8 49.4
138% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
167 DQ Read 254 295
145 DQ Write 206 263
74.4 DQ Mixed 206 293
161% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 225 190 221 224 223 MB/s
Read 438
Write 233
Mixed 282
SusWrite 217
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49.9
175% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 236
176% 234 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 178 190 184 183 183 MB/s
Read 394
Write 247
Mixed 262
SusWrite 186
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 34.3
141% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 137
131% 205 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 158 172 184 187 187 MB/s
Read 306
Write 254
Mixed 210
SusWrite 183
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 37
135% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 170
150% 228 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 175 199 194 188 183 MB/s
Read 291
Write 233
Mixed 238
SusWrite 184
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 27.6
89% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 199
145% 187 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,610,979 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Force GS 240GB Builds (Compare 1,528 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $2,128

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