Average Bench: 162% (128th of 1058)

Based on 3,250 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 61.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 440MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 827MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 100%. 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.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 560MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 678MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,250 samples)
Min Avg Max
662 Read 964 1,188
197 Write 804 1,277
295 Mixed 560 841
231 SusWrite 678 1,127
168% 751 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 4K Read 36 43.7
57.6 4K Write 103 147
32.4 4K Mixed 45.5 58.7
167% 61.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
490 DQ Read 827 974
165 DQ Write 553 774
216 DQ Mixed 440 592
396% 606 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 530 1055 1087 1059 768 MB/s
Read 882
Write 317
Mixed 382
SusWrite 798
132% 595 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 37.1
132% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 880
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 332
310% 497 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 230 239 244 251 247 MB/s
Read 854
Write 251
Mixed 321
SusWrite 242
91% 417 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 43.1
160% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 264
274% 469 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 282 282 296 613 421 MB/s
Read 895
Write 296
Mixed 372
SusWrite 360
106% 481 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 33.6
133% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 323
291% 456 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,929,998 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 92%
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation 82%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $452

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,534

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