Average Bench: 162% (126th of 1058)

Based on 3,598 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 61.8% 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 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 442MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 833MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 569MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 673MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,598 samples)
Min Avg Max
626 Read 966 1,192
211 Write 803 1,282
306 Mixed 569 844
237 SusWrite 673 1,129
169% 753 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 4K Read 37.3 43.7
50.4 4K Write 100 145
31.2 4K Mixed 45.4 58.7
168% 60.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
554 DQ Read 833 990
164 DQ Write 563 774
211 DQ Mixed 442 593
399% 613 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1108 1192 1197 1169 1142 1166 MB/s
Read 1,016
Write 1,081
Mixed 784
SusWrite 1,162
228% 1,011 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 60.2
223% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,050
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 512
487% 770 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1025 1022 1024 393 235 257 MB/s
Read 1,004
Write 1,066
Mixed 799
SusWrite 659
198% 882 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.9
187% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 917
DQ Write 748
DQ Mixed 506
468% 724 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 734 367 544 1103 1057 1103 MB/s
Read 926
Write 806
Mixed 636
SusWrite 818
179% 796 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 38.8
135% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 620
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 559
437% 600 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 161 156 165 161 165 MB/s
Read 1,057
Write 137
Mixed 332
SusWrite 165
92% 423 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 46.3
172% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 895
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 291
283% 468 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 296 364 288 248 253 MB/s
Read 962
Write 245
Mixed 338
SusWrite 290
100% 459 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 39.1
140% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 273
280% 475 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 517 245 248 293 231 209 MB/s
Read 1,008
Write 1,208
Mixed 593
SusWrite 290
174% 775 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 39.9
136% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 628
DQ Write 431
DQ Mixed 442
354% 501 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 1,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $452

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,629

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