Average Bench: 79.8% (429th of 1011)

Based on 2,269 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 240GB averaged 20.1% 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 201MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 240GB is 32.4%. 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 179MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 235MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,269 samples)
Min Avg Max
293 Read 372 442
187 Write 235 273
205 Mixed 264 305
110 SusWrite 179 215
58.6% 262 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 31 38.1
45.5 4K Write 83.7 119
27 4K Mixed 39.3 50.3
142% 51.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
185 DQ Read 256 294
151 DQ Write 207 250
110 DQ Mixed 201 270
159% 221 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
114GB free
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 240 199 204 203 202 MB/s
Read 315
Write 248
Mixed 274
SusWrite 210
59% 262 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 40.5
137% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 227
176% 242 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 191 173 174 156 185 MB/s
Read 430
Write 239
Mixed 260
SusWrite 179
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 37.8
126% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 223
167% 225 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 152 146 143 126 135 MB/s
Read 346
Write 240
Mixed 248
SusWrite 149
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 39.5
127% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 224
168% 225 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 144 120 126 128 112 MB/s
Read 384
Write 199
Mixed 241
SusWrite 130
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 31.1
111% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 151
125% 180 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $2612 years
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Typical Force GS 240GB Builds (Compare 4,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 64%
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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