Average Bench: 151% (127th of 1030)

Based on 8,638 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 51.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 418MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 841MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 99.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 506MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 511MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,638 samples)
Min Avg Max
624 Read 973 1,208
176 Write 663 1,253
266 Mixed 511 825
202 SusWrite 506 956
148% 663 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 34.5 45.1
49.5 4K Write 107 148
29.1 4K Mixed 45.5 60.9
167% 62.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
482 DQ Read 841 1,000
178 DQ Write 507 778
213 DQ Mixed 418 594
380% 589 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1213 1204 1198 1153 1103 1118 MB/s
Read 1269
Write 1,367
Mixed 846
SusWrite 1,165
262% 1,162 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 60
211% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 772
DQ Mixed 520
469% 710 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 720 368 825 1151 1160 1064 MB/s
Read 1,098
Write 1,172
Mixed 638
SusWrite 881
213% 947 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 53.3
202% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 858
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 593
506% 743 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 957 1000 992 633 456 956 MB/s
Read 1,078
Write 1,023
Mixed 606
SusWrite 832
199% 885 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 51.1
195% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 589
500% 732 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 944 858 972 924 876 799 MB/s
Read 1,058
Write 1,020
Mixed 591
SusWrite 895
200% 891 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 44.8
160% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 860
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 588
502% 738 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 603 989 1103 434 704 1063 MB/s
Read 1,065
Write 1,184
Mixed 635
SusWrite 816
208% 925 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 47.2
168% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 921
DQ Write 775
DQ Mixed 584
509% 760 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1124 1079 1066 659 740 802 MB/s
Read 999
Write 1,227
Mixed 610
SusWrite 912
211% 937 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 43.9
167% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 708
DQ Mixed 585
490% 712 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 221 216 216 218 202 MB/s
Read 876
Write 172
Mixed 319
SusWrite 215
86% 396 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 41.4
155% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 709
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 262
245% 395 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 2,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,594

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