Average Bench: 159% (70th of 959)

Based on 4,528 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB averaged 59.2% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 464MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 828MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB is 88.4%. 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.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 575MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 592MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,528 samples)
Min Avg Max
658 Read 982 1,189
206 Write 819 1,251
300 Mixed 575 822
212 SusWrite 592 996
166% 742 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 35.6 44.3
65.2 4K Write 107 150
33.3 4K Mixed 46.6 59.1
170% 62.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
416 DQ Read 828 1,031
175 DQ Write 594 777
194 DQ Mixed 464 595
414% 629 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 960 848 462 919 1162 1014 MB/s
Read 1,007
Write 1,135
Mixed 493
SusWrite 894
198% 882 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 47.3
172% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 918
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 338
391% 675 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 243 302 401 220 199 MB/s
Read 1,049
Write 218
Mixed 360
SusWrite 262
103% 473 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 45.9
172% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 271
268% 448 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,162,239 SSDs tested.


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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB Builds (Compare 10,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 122%
Desktop 100%
Workstation 110%

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,412

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