Average Bench: 128% (166th of 1058)

Based on 9,753 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 27.8% 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 335MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 932MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 78.1%. 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 346MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 401MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,753 samples)
Min Avg Max
631 Read 932 1,117
110 Write 416 998
182 Mixed 401 701
118 SusWrite 346 651
116% 524 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 38.3 43.7
36.9 4K Write 102 147
20.4 4K Mixed 41.5 57.5
165% 60.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
391 DQ Read 507 642
112 DQ Write 365 703
162 DQ Mixed 335 569
278% 403 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 539 578 534 569 541 565 MB/s
Read 985
Write 568
Mixed 509
SusWrite 554
146% 654 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.2
164% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 508
DQ Write 582
DQ Mixed 473
376% 521 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 128 353 224 121 209 MB/s
Read 948
Write 119
Mixed 192
SusWrite 192
78% 363 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 37.2
148% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 180
160% 251 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 170 174 180 209 170 MB/s
Read 981
Write 169
Mixed 255
SusWrite 178
86% 396 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 38.8
133% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 514
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 228
197% 300 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 121 122 121 120 122 MB/s
Read 876
Write 107
Mixed 198
SusWrite 120
70% 325 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 34.8
136% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 460
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 174
157% 250 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 15,987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $792

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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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