Average Bench: 161% (129th of 1058)

Based on 3,364 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 60.7% 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 435MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 830MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 98.7%. 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 552MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 664MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,364 samples)
Min Avg Max
613 Read 964 1,191
193 Write 779 1,256
290 Mixed 552 847
226 SusWrite 664 1,124
166% 740 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 4K Read 37.2 43.6
52.8 4K Write 100 144
31.5 4K Mixed 45.1 58.3
167% 60.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
540 DQ Read 830 976
161 DQ Write 549 774
203 DQ Mixed 435 592
393% 605 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 985 1081 1172 1199 1206 1236 MB/s
Read 925
Write 1,005
Mixed 643
SusWrite 1,147
210% 930 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 45.3
177% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 766
DQ Mixed 492
455% 700 MB/s
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1184 1129 410 1174 1105 551 MB/s
Read 1,036
Write 1,266
Mixed 680
SusWrite 925
220% 977 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 47.6
177% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 901
DQ Write 741
DQ Mixed 485
455% 709 MB/s
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 970 980 275 313 378 1009 MB/s
Read 1,064
Write 811
Mixed 807
SusWrite 654
187% 834 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 46.1
155% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 871
DQ Write 500
DQ Mixed 497
420% 623 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 636 971 924 761 307 298 MB/s
Read 1,067
Write 1,088
Mixed 789
SusWrite 650
202% 898 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 43.7
144% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 786
DQ Write 621
DQ Mixed 512
435% 640 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 960 963 952 967 958 962 MB/s
Read 1,035
Write 1,127
Mixed 630
SusWrite 960
211% 938 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 38.2
138% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 451
271% 288 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 1,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $452

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,628

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