Average Bench: 42% (868th of 1011)

Based on 2,145 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force 3 SSD, Corsair Force 3

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 60GB averaged 57.9% 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 22.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 24.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force 3 60GB is 20.8%. 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 59.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 65.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
123 Read 166 191
55.3 Write 65.5 76.7
79.2 Mixed 94.5 109
45.1 SusWrite 59.2 69.4
21.3% 96.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 22.1 28
26.1 4K Write 53.4 71.2
16.2 4K Mixed 24.5 31.5
93% 33.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 DQ Read 82 139
51 DQ Write 63.9 74.8
25.2 DQ Mixed 62.6 92.2
49.6% 69.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: 1.3.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 67 68 68 67 67 MB/s
Read 189
Write 76.8
Mixed 101
SusWrite 68.1
24% 109 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 29.4
123% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 90.2
72% 103 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 67 65 65 69 MB/s
Read 193
Write 87.3
Mixed 113
SusWrite 66.5
25% 115 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 30.3
119% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 73.6
DQ Mixed 90.7
72% 101 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 65 60 63 67 MB/s
Read 184
Write 74.5
Mixed 107
SusWrite 65
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 27.3
112% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 70.2
DQ Mixed 92
71% 97.9 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 60 65 66 68 66 MB/s
Read 193
Write 71.5
Mixed 102
SusWrite 65.2
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 27.3
108% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 68.2
DQ Mixed 89.5
70% 98.2 MB/s
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 51 45 47 54 50 MB/s
Read 160
Write 59.3
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 50.2
20% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 29.3
106% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 52.8
DQ Mixed 32.1
27% 37.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,367,628 SSDs tested.

Typical Force 3 60GB Builds (Compare 46,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $391

Popular Force 3 60GB systems:

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