Average Bench: 128% (168th of 1058)

Based on 12,031 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB averaged 28.1% 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 345MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 519MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB is 84.3%. 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 344MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 400MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
589 Read 931 1,157
109 Write 430 1,034
177 Mixed 400 692
119 SusWrite 344 646
116% 526 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 4K Read 38.1 46
26.3 4K Write 99.8 149
20.1 4K Mixed 41.8 58.4
164% 59.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
453 DQ Read 519 640
114 DQ Write 390 705
143 DQ Mixed 345 571
287% 418 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 594 645 652 632 645 600 MB/s
Read 971
Write 652
Mixed 562
SusWrite 628
157% 703 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 46.5
177% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 519
DQ Write 666
DQ Mixed 386
349% 524 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 246 274 257 263 259 MB/s
Read 1,072
Write 947
Mixed 306
SusWrite 270
144% 649 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 48.9
188% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 518
DQ Write 594
DQ Mixed 464
375% 525 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 174 245 482 379 205 MB/s
Read 871
Write 174
Mixed 273
SusWrite 276
87% 398 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 40.1
152% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 224
197% 304 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 121 119 229 334 190 MB/s
Read 695
Write 122
Mixed 179
SusWrite 187
64% 296 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 31.4
131% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 462
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 175
158% 251 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB Builds (Compare 17,814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $686

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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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