Average Bench: 139% (84th of 959)

Based on 3,200 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 39.0% 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 418MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 515MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 71.4%. 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 412MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 509MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,200 samples)
Min Avg Max
666 Read 940 1,160
148 Write 644 1,128
260 Mixed 509 764
160 SusWrite 412 663
139% 626 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 4K Read 35.3 45.5
76.3 4K Write 113 161
33.3 4K Mixed 46.8 61.4
173% 65.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
272 DQ Read 522 664
144 DQ Write 515 754
149 DQ Mixed 418 585
342% 485 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 444 355 359 254 123 MB/s
Read 912
Write 920
Mixed 666
SusWrite 310
157% 702 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 61.7
221% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 612
DQ Write 690
DQ Mixed 396
368% 566 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 508 550 162 182 418 663 MB/s
Read 820
Write 663
Mixed 504
SusWrite 414
134% 600 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 50.9
198% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 521
DQ Write 671
DQ Mixed 506
407% 566 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 422 231 515 442 443 MB/s
Read 1,043
Write 446
Mixed 435
SusWrite 415
129% 584 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 41
147% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 586
DQ Write 440
DQ Mixed 434
346% 487 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 370 373 257 128 357 MB/s
Read 882
Write 426
Mixed 385
SusWrite 309
111% 500 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 47.6
202% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 446
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 363
282% 389 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 15,931 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $116

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $767

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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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