Average Bench: 85.1% (338th of 1011)

Based on 2,511 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LE SSD, Corsai Force LE SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Force LE 480GB averaged just 14.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Force LE 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 180MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LE 480GB is 43%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force LE 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 206MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 353MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,511 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 472 515
191 Write 428 492
248 Mixed 353 396
115 SusWrite 206 256
81.7% 365 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 28.6 34.2
41.5 4K Write 82.2 114
23.2 4K Mixed 36.1 43.7
133% 48.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
84.3 DQ Read 291 326
84.7 DQ Write 284 354
41.1 DQ Mixed 180 208
165% 252 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
383GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 393 142 176 176 177 MB/s
Read 514
Write 489
Mixed 378
SusWrite 256
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 42.7
166% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 199
185% 286 MB/s
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC11.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 132 114 117 120 122 MB/s
Read 284
Write 384
Mixed 331
SusWrite 139
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 35.3
137% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 193
180% 279 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 237 125 149 138 176 MB/s
Read 468
Write 428
Mixed 352
SusWrite 209
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 15.4
79% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 199
170% 251 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,587,769 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Force LE 480GB Builds (Compare 545 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Corsair ONE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,333

Popular Force LE 480GB systems:

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