Average Bench: 75.5% (498th of 1011)

Based on 3,376 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 128GB averaged 24.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Force GS 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 154MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 128GB is 33.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force GS 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 214MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,376 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 347 402
134 Write 214 255
176 Mixed 237 276
104 SusWrite 155 193
53.2% 238 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 31 38.3
42.8 4K Write 82.7 115
25.5 4K Mixed 38.8 49.5
141% 50.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
111 DQ Read 201 227
99.3 DQ Write 193 244
63 DQ Mixed 154 208
128% 183 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 154 160 144 170 164 MB/s
Read 368
Write 241
Mixed 249
SusWrite 159
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 36.9
144% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 194
152% 208 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 184 179 171 168 173 MB/s
Read 373
Write 196
Mixed 222
SusWrite 166
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 35.6
136% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 180
149% 212 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 132 148 148 141 146 MB/s
Read 390
Write 216
Mixed 253
SusWrite 135
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 38.3
137% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 189
140% 183 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,320,594 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Force GS 128GB Builds (Compare 11,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $992

Popular Force GS 128GB compatible motherboards:

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