Average Bench: 40.7% (897th of 1030)

Based on 3,742 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force 3 SSD, Corsair Force 3

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 60GB averaged 59.3% 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 21.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 23.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force 3 60GB is 26.1%. 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 59.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 66.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,742 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 164 191
55.2 Write 66.2 77.5
74.9 Mixed 93 110
45.8 SusWrite 59.7 70.7
21.2% 95.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 21.2 28.1
12.4 4K Write 50.8 71.6
12.2 4K Mixed 23.5 31.8
89.1% 31.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 DQ Read 79.9 139
47.6 DQ Write 63.1 75.1
24.8 DQ Mixed 62.6 92.1
49.3% 68.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
24GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 61 70 70 70 70 MB/s
Read 189
Write 79
Mixed 104
SusWrite 68.8
24% 110 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 28.3
118% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 75.3
DQ Mixed 95
74% 103 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 60 60 60 60 60 MB/s
Read 165
Write 66.7
Mixed 92.5
SusWrite 60.2
21% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 31.8
116% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 82.2
DQ Write 64.8
DQ Mixed 64.9
51% 70.6 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 58 57 61 59 61 MB/s
Read 156
Write 64.7
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 59.2
20% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 30.1
111% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 80.9
DQ Write 63.9
DQ Mixed 73.4
55% 72.7 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 62 61 61 58 56 MB/s
Read 150
Write 66
Mixed 101
SusWrite 60.1
21% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 19.9
88% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 71.7
DQ Mixed 66.4
56% 81.7 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 58 61 59 60 59 MB/s
Read 159
Write 67.5
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 59.9
21% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 24
88% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 62.1
DQ Mixed 30.8
27% 39.9 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 55 55 53 56 52 MB/s
Read 170
Write 72.5
Mixed 102
SusWrite 54.7
22% 99.8 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 18.1
4K Mixed 22
74% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 78.8
DQ Write 69.9
DQ Mixed 83
60% 77.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,806,534 SSDs tested.

Typical Force 3 60GB Builds (Compare 15,895 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $184

Popular Force 3 60GB systems:

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