Average Bench: 80% (424th of 1011)

Based on 2,153 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 240GB averaged 20.0% 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 203MB/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 34.3%. 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 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 371 441
178 Write 233 272
197 Mixed 263 310
117 SusWrite 179 215
58.3% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 31.2 38.1
43.5 4K Write 85 119
26.2 4K Mixed 39.3 50.5
143% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
187 DQ Read 257 295
142 DQ Write 206 253
102 DQ Mixed 203 289
159% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 150 192 198 198 185 MB/s
Read 406
Write 247
Mixed 276
SusWrite 186
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 44.5
175% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 142
134% 209 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 170 200 212 211 208 MB/s
Read 340
Write 243
Mixed 265
SusWrite 201
59% 262 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 42.3
148% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 259
190% 251 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 216 215 215 209 224 MB/s
Read 329
Write 218
Mixed 230
SusWrite 213
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 39.2
134% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 188
139% 185 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 217 208 212 198 205 MB/s
Read 242
Write 274
Mixed 287
SusWrite 211
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 33.2
127% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 180
162% 246 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,564,122 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Force GS 240GB Builds (Compare 4,739 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $2,030

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