Average Bench: 137% (131st of 1016)

Based on 7,157 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 36.6% 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 361MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,011MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 89.5%. 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 352MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 433MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,157 samples)
Min Avg Max
630 Read 1,011 1,215
46.1 Write 476 1,098
188 Mixed 433 731
118 SusWrite 352 670
126% 568 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 4K Read 44.6 46.2
50.7 4K Write 106 150
29.4 4K Mixed 43.7 59
179% 64.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
389 DQ Read 515 657
114 DQ Write 419 708
142 DQ Mixed 361 584
299% 431 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 588 178 521 634 611 478 MB/s
Read 1,013
Write 678
Mixed 548
SusWrite 502
153% 685 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 47.2
175% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 510
409% 568 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 583 637 631 184 170 MB/s
Read 992
Write 682
Mixed 557
SusWrite 441
149% 668 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 45
164% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 518
DQ Write 689
DQ Mixed 513
413% 573 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 516 599 602 605 610 607 MB/s
Read 993
Write 161
Mixed 385
SusWrite 590
117% 532 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 40.9
150% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 515
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 227
195% 298 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 163 176 172 162 184 MB/s
Read 935
Write 150
Mixed 272
SusWrite 171
83% 382 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 36.2
135% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 514
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 182
174% 283 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 35,276 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $573

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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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