Average Bench: 158% (133rd of 1058)

Based on 3,726 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 58.2% 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 436MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 829MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 103%. 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 549MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 656MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,726 samples)
Min Avg Max
654 Read 941 1,184
212 Write 778 1,251
277 Mixed 549 838
235 SusWrite 656 1,116
164% 731 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 4K Read 35.2 43.7
46.7 4K Write 100 148
30 4K Mixed 44.6 58.9
164% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
556 DQ Read 829 986
164 DQ Write 548 774
198 DQ Mixed 436 594
393% 604 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
375GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1034 1138 1132 1088 1126 1142 MB/s
Read 1,168
Write 1,151
Mixed 822
SusWrite 1,110
239% 1063 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 55.7
194% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 745
DQ Mixed 510
460% 698 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1041 1093 858 652 1055 863 MB/s
Read 992
Write 1,115
Mixed 555
SusWrite 927
202% 897 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 51
198% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 852
DQ Write 767
DQ Mixed 535
476% 718 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 284 601 968 1192 1259 MB/s
Read 919
Write 380
Mixed 408
SusWrite 765
138% 618 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 39.8
137% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 326
309% 500 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM05.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 824 956 1088 194 176 184 MB/s
Read 882
Write 260
Mixed 286
SusWrite 570
110% 500 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 44.8
166% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 871
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 320
297% 477 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 310 242 239 199 187 MB/s
Read 841
Write 220
Mixed 340
SusWrite 229
89% 407 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 36.3
126% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 870
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 177
208% 383 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 200 342 321 137 130 MB/s
Read 712
Write 213
Mixed 323
SusWrite 222
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 32.4
121% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 669
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 238
229% 375 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 1,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $452

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,351

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