Average Bench: 180% (57th of 959)

Based on 1,241 user benchmarks.  Models: Force MP500, NVMe Force MP500

Outstanding average bench

The Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB averaged 79.6% 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 306MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,383MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB is 116%. 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. 4K Random Read Speed 34.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 99.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,241 samples)
Min Avg Max
770 Read 1,383 2,404
281 Write 971 1,353
367 Mixed 889 1,622
279 SusWrite 729 1,104
222% 993 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 34.1 42.7
59.2 4K Write 99.7 131
21.1 4K Mixed 42.7 57.8
159% 58.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.4 DQ Read 583 971
98.7 DQ Write 471 774
20.4 DQ Mixed 306 587
289% 453 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 882 1035 1016 1044 1047 1049 MB/s
Read 1,112
Write 1,150
Mixed 741
SusWrite 1012
226% 1,004 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 56
196% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 743
DQ Mixed 588
503% 741 MB/s
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 739 795 1050 1124 1015 432 MB/s
Read 1,124
Write 1,137
Mixed 816
SusWrite 859
221% 984 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 52.3
181% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 756
DQ Mixed 494
383% 507 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1072 972 864 279 277 279 MB/s
Read 1,078
Write 1,122
Mixed 841
SusWrite 624
206% 916 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 55.3
189% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 865
DQ Write 776
DQ Mixed 517
471% 719 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 240 957 1025 1020 801 MB/s
Read 920
Write 592
Mixed 616
SusWrite 720
160% 712 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 49.1
199% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 870
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 340
322% 517 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: E7FM04.C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 799 901 959 975 957 921 MB/s
Read 880
Write 839
Mixed 649
SusWrite 919
185% 822 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 45.3
155% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 488
363% 482 MB/s
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 287 304 287 294 284 MB/s
Read 1,011
Write 259
Mixed 398
SusWrite 292
107% 490 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.6
167% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 902
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 336
318% 513 MB/s
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Typical Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB Builds (Compare 10,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,539

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