Average Bench: 78.3% (438th of 1005)

Based on 2,433 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 240GB averaged 21.6% 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 196MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 240GB is 35.3%. 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 177MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,433 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 365 435
170 Write 233 274
199 Mixed 260 307
116 SusWrite 177 216
57.8% 259 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 30.4 37.6
39.1 4K Write 81.6 116
23.5 4K Mixed 38.4 49.8
138% 50.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
169 DQ Read 254 295
136 DQ Write 205 256
83.2 DQ Mixed 196 290
156% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free
Firmware: 5.81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 213 207 226 225 228 MB/s
Read 411
Write 264
Mixed 300
SusWrite 220
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 50.2
172% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 237
181% 244 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 214 236 197 222 185 MB/s
Read 417
Write 262
Mixed 282
SusWrite 212
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 35.3
134% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 142
139% 222 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 208 204 210 212 188 MB/s
Read 408
Write 251
Mixed 269
SusWrite 207
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 34.2
132% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 129
126% 200 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 183 184 199 162 201 MB/s
Read 288
Write 208
Mixed 239
SusWrite 187
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 36.7
121% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 203
151% 201 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,869,528 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Force GS 240GB Builds (Compare 4,297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $2,095

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