Average Bench: 73.8% (561st of 1040)

Based on 5,473 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Good average bench

The Corsair Force GS 128GB averaged 26.1% 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 154MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 128GB is 29.4%. 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 157MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 216MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,473 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 347 406
130 Write 216 255
177 Mixed 239 275
110 SusWrite 157 188
53.4% 240 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 29.8 37.8
36.3 4K Write 78.2 109
25.2 4K Mixed 37.2 47.1
134% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
124 DQ Read 204 227
102 DQ Write 196 243
72.1 DQ Mixed 154 209
128% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 178 201 196 189 212 MB/s
Read 343
Write 236
Mixed 250
SusWrite 192
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 44.5
167% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 150
135% 205 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 179 178 170 174 177 MB/s
Read 291
Write 248
Mixed 263
SusWrite 180
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.8
170% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 138
129% 198 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 176 180 179 154 133 MB/s
Read 347
Write 211
Mixed 251
SusWrite 169
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 37
124% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 179
136% 184 MB/s
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Typical Force GS 128GB Builds (Compare 6,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $605

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