Average Bench: 132% (147th of 1034)

Based on 8,925 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 32.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 357MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 955MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 91.2%. 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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 368MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 419MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,925 samples)
Min Avg Max
615 Read 955 1,191
110 Write 467 1,143
180 Mixed 419 733
119 SusWrite 368 670
122% 552 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 37.9 45.8
47 4K Write 104 150
25.8 4K Mixed 43 60.2
168% 61.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
405 DQ Read 520 661
112 DQ Write 410 735
158 DQ Mixed 357 584
296% 429 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: 02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1077 853 595 600 593 597 MB/s
Read 1,215
Write 1,160
Mixed 790
SusWrite 719
218% 971 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 66.5
246% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 644
DQ Write 705
DQ Mixed 474
412% 608 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 673 628 180 468 638 675 MB/s
Read 1,035
Write 683
Mixed 561
SusWrite 544
157% 705 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 52.7
200% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 682
DQ Mixed 514
412% 572 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 650 191 171 182 182 MB/s
Read 1,035
Write 684
Mixed 562
SusWrite 301
143% 646 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 49.4
174% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 548
DQ Mixed 246
264% 438 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 622 666 539 302 192 MB/s
Read 1,002
Write 170
Mixed 279
SusWrite 440
103% 472 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 41
150% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 237
202% 307 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 3,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,217

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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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