Average Bench: 134% (162nd of 1058)

Based on 6,844 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 33.5% 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 359MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 43.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 92.4%. 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 378MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 422MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,844 samples)
Min Avg Max
527 Read 939 1,160
108 Write 464 1,091
189 Mixed 422 722
118 SusWrite 378 697
122% 551 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 43.1 45.3
46.1 4K Write 103 150
26.5 4K Mixed 43 59
175% 62.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
430 DQ Read 514 651
114 DQ Write 398 713
165 DQ Mixed 359 579
295% 423 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 513 580 623 630 596 595 MB/s
Read 1,017
Write 628
Mixed 415
SusWrite 589
147% 662 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 46
166% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 510
DQ Write 631
DQ Mixed 500
397% 547 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 554 586 623 602 272 154 MB/s
Read 1,021
Write 164
Mixed 263
SusWrite 465
104% 478 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 42.2
162% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 227
196% 300 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 285 216 355 337 359 MB/s
Read 350
Write 357
Mixed 324
SusWrite 314
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 43.5
162% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 513
348% 424 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 117 115 119 119 119 MB/s
Read 820
Write 134
Mixed 178
SusWrite 118
67% 313 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 31.7
127% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 458
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 168
154% 246 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 217 110 120 120 152 MB/s
Read 771
Write 66.8
Mixed 198
SusWrite 139
63% 294 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 28
118% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 458
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 169
154% 247 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 11,063 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,010

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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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