Average Bench: 128% (179th of 1071)

Based on 11,475 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 28.2% 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 120GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 335MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 954MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 334MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 385MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 11,475 samples)
Min Avg Max
594 Read 954 1,227
52.6 Write 404 1,075
152 Mixed 385 731
125 SusWrite 334 659
114% 519 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 38.6 47.6
22.9 4K Write 100 149
18.6 4K Mixed 41.9 58.3
165% 60.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
441 DQ Read 520 655
113 DQ Write 361 726
157 DQ Mixed 335 583
279% 405 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 507 613 633 629 629 MB/s
Read 983
Write 548
Mixed 538
SusWrite 560
146% 657 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 47.7
173% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 515
DQ Write 639
DQ Mixed 499
398% 551 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 447 597 603 504 197 MB/s
Read 927
Write 165
Mixed 250
SusWrite 414
96% 439 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 41.3
153% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 512
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 233
198% 300 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 527 629 632 662 633 670 MB/s
Read 656
Write 647
Mixed 460
SusWrite 626
134% 597 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 32.3
111% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 523
DQ Write 474
DQ Mixed 506
378% 501 MB/s
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Gaming 46%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $549

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For this price even though more expensive than the cheapest options makes up for it with many times the speed of other ssds

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