Average Bench: 41.8% (875th of 1016)

Based on 2,442 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force 3 SSD, Corsair Force 3

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 60GB averaged 58.2% 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 21.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 24.2MB/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 59.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 66.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 Read 167 191
56.8 Write 66.5 78.1
78.5 Mixed 94.6 109
45.6 SusWrite 59.6 70.4
21.5% 97 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 21.7 28.1
22.6 4K Write 53.2 71.4
13.3 4K Mixed 24.2 31.9
92% 33 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 DQ Read 82.2 139
53.2 DQ Write 64.3 75.3
25.1 DQ Mixed 62.9 92.6
49.9% 69.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 60 60 57 58 55 MB/s
Read 166
Write 60
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 58.8
21% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 32.9
114% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 81.6
DQ Write 64.4
DQ Mixed 61.3
49% 69.1 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 54 55 57 54 57 MB/s
Read 181
Write 63
Mixed 93.6
SusWrite 56.1
22% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 26.7
98% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 80.9
DQ Write 57.3
DQ Mixed 68.3
51% 68.8 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 57 57 57 55 MB/s
Read 184
Write 66.8
Mixed 93.3
SusWrite 56.6
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 23.1
96% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 51.1
DQ Write 64.1
DQ Mixed 68.1
48% 61.1 MB/s
55GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 57 59 59 59 59 MB/s
Read 160
Write 64.8
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 58.8
21% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 25
95% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 80.8
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 74.4
56% 74.5 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 56 60 45 56 60 MB/s
Read 160
Write 61
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 55.5
20% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 0.4
45% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 14.3
DQ Write 57.1
DQ Mixed 28.4
24% 33.3 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 46 49 41 40 44 MB/s
Read 16.2
Write 19.2
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 42.2
6% 27.1 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 11.8
38% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 60.8
DQ Mixed 33.8
39% 67.6 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 48 52 52 52 52 MB/s
Read 132
Write 63.9
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 51.1
18% 82.2 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 5.1
19% 5.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical Force 3 60GB Builds (Compare 50,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $345

Popular Force 3 60GB systems:

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