Average Bench: 149% (142nd of 1058)

Based on 13,230 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 48.9% 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 394MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 850MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 99.2%. 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. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 484MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 492MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,230 samples)
Min Avg Max
669 Read 972 1,209
143 Write 593 1,244
254 Mixed 484 821
190 SusWrite 492 995
141% 635 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.8 4K Read 34.7 44.9
57.1 4K Write 104 146
31.3 4K Mixed 45.2 60.2
166% 61.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
528 DQ Read 850 1,036
183 DQ Write 458 778
206 DQ Mixed 394 593
362% 567 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 705 878 970 970 967 668 MB/s
Read 1,065
Write 978
Mixed 636
SusWrite 860
199% 885 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 43.3
148% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 864
DQ Write 664
DQ Mixed 501
446% 676 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 429 361 385 367 349 MB/s
Read 683
Write 534
Mixed 462
SusWrite 377
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 38.4
143% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 618
DQ Mixed 453
354% 476 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 203 213 228 167 163 MB/s
Read 936
Write 180
Mixed 321
SusWrite 198
89% 409 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 37.1
140% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 298
277% 444 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 214 205 190 190 182 MB/s
Read 995
Write 197
Mixed 263
SusWrite 194
89% 412 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 37.4
133% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 791
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 242
245% 414 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 224 219 223 252 241 MB/s
Read 526
Write 217
Mixed 324
SusWrite 228
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 31.3
136% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 278
274% 455 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 188 202 210 221 220 MB/s
Read 913
Write 1,028
Mixed 747
SusWrite 223
163% 728 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 27.5
92% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 81.3
DQ Mixed 85.2
65% 89.2 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 7,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $227

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,594

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