Average Bench: 42.9% (918th of 1058)

Based on 3,944 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force 3 SSD, Corsair Force 3

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 60GB averaged 57.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 67.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force 3 60GB is 23%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force 3 60GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 60.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 66.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,944 samples)
Min Avg Max
123 Read 168 194
55.6 Write 66.7 79.3
79.3 Mixed 95.3 111
47.8 SusWrite 60.6 71.5
21.6% 97.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 22.3 29
28.4 4K Write 55 74
15.2 4K Mixed 24.9 32.6
94.8% 34.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 DQ Read 87.5 140
52.6 DQ Write 64.8 76.1
27.4 DQ Mixed 67.8 93.3
52.9% 73.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free
Firmware: 1.3.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 67 66 66 68 67 MB/s
Read 181
Write 72.1
Mixed 109
SusWrite 67.7
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 28.3
115% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 86.1
69% 98.2 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 59 53 59 59 57 MB/s
Read 173
Write 61.5
Mixed 88.9
SusWrite 57.4
21% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 32.8
117% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 81.2
DQ Write 62.5
DQ Mixed 71.5
54% 71.7 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 60 62 60 59 MB/s
Read 192
Write 63.6
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 59.2
22% 102 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 28.2
98% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 59.2
DQ Mixed 70.3
52% 70.2 MB/s
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 47 46 44 38 44 MB/s
Read 107
Write 53
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 44.6
16% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 17.2
89% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 55.4
DQ Write 47.1
DQ Mixed 59.4
42% 54 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 45 47 44 44 46 MB/s
Read 136
Write 52.4
Mixed 90.6
SusWrite 46
18% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 20.1
80% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 79.5
DQ Write 55.5
DQ Mixed 65.5
50% 66.8 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 56 56 54 50 45 MB/s
Read 172
Write 63.2
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 52.8
21% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 20.2
72% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 81.5
DQ Write 59.9
DQ Mixed 71.7
53% 71 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 58 60 59 59 60 MB/s
Read 159
Write 59.2
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 58.3
20% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 13.6
4K Mixed 16.4
62% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.2
DQ Write 13.9
DQ Mixed 18.2
14% 19.4 MB/s
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Typical Force 3 60GB Builds (Compare 2,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $299

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