Average Bench: 72.5% (603rd of 1058)

Based on 5,842 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 128GB averaged 27.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 128GB is 32.9%. 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 157MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,842 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 346 416
127 Write 215 257
173 Mixed 235 276
103 SusWrite 157 189
53.1% 238 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 29.6 37.3
26.1 4K Write 74.4 106
22.4 4K Mixed 36.3 46.8
131% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 201 227
58.2 DQ Write 189 243
59.6 DQ Mixed 148 204
124% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 177 178 177 179 179 MB/s
Read 316
Write 248
Mixed 260
SusWrite 180
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 40.5
150% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 142
128% 195 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 133 133 124 132 121 MB/s
Read 397
Write 208
Mixed 214
SusWrite 133
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 41.2
146% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 138
121% 181 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 166 182 172 170 154 MB/s
Read 347
Write 236
Mixed 239
SusWrite 170
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 40.8
137% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 180
151% 218 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 162 140 134 137 147 MB/s
Read 305
Write 205
Mixed 182
SusWrite 147
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 39.9
126% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 140
128% 196 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 149 149 153 151 129 MB/s
Read 419
Write 138
Mixed 201
SusWrite 146
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 25.9
92% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 45.5
DQ Mixed 63.1
51% 72.9 MB/s
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Typical Force GS 128GB Builds (Compare 38,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $447

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