Average Bench: 78.7% (452nd of 1016)

Based on 2,500 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 194MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 240GB is 35.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force GS 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 179MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 236MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,500 samples)
Min Avg Max
291 Read 366 442
187 Write 236 276
217 Mixed 264 309
111 SusWrite 179 216
58.3% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 4K Read 30.5 38.3
44.3 4K Write 81.8 119
26.7 4K Mixed 38.6 49.9
139% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
174 DQ Read 254 295
136 DQ Write 206 262
108 DQ Mixed 194 278
155% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 97 89 81 75 79 MB/s
Read 397
Write 254
Mixed 283
SusWrite 88.1
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 50
175% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 293
209% 267 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 201 210 209 195 206 MB/s
Read 297
Write 276
Mixed 278
SusWrite 211
60% 266 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 46.9
159% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 176
160% 245 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 211 197 215 217 214 MB/s
Read 302
Write 232
Mixed 241
SusWrite 211
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 32.3
106% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 147
121% 174 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,918 SSDs tested.

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Typical Force GS 240GB Builds (Compare 5,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $2,152

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