Average Bench: 86.2% (368th of 1058)

Based on 4,470 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LE SSD, Corsai Force LE SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Force LE 480GB averaged just 13.8% 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 186MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LE 480GB is 36.7%. 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 208MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 360MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,470 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 479 517
352 Write 446 494
298 Mixed 360 396
126 SusWrite 208 257
83.6% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 29.4 34.4
38.2 4K Write 80.6 112
23.5 4K Mixed 36.5 44
134% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
205 DQ Read 302 326
81.2 DQ Write 288 357
78.5 DQ Mixed 186 208
170% 259 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 148 113 173 179 172 MB/s
Read 494
Write 463
Mixed 358
SusWrite 188
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 42.2
162% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 200
172% 255 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 145 102 175 174 105 MB/s
Read 508
Write 478
Mixed 387
SusWrite 167
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 41
151% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 208
192% 295 MB/s
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 177 113 112 130 160 MB/s
Read 483
Write 458
Mixed 369
SusWrite 172
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 40.6
149% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 205
187% 286 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 112 129 57 145 171 MB/s
Read 508
Write 485
Mixed 390
SusWrite 157
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 37.8
139% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 195
184% 286 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 245 83 119 163 125 MB/s
Read 496
Write 389
Mixed 389
SusWrite 181
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 36.6
128% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 156
130% 188 MB/s
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 321 126 60 122 83 MB/s
Read 447
Write 429
Mixed 296
SusWrite 179
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 18.5
68% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 59
DQ Mixed 77
63% 91.2 MB/s
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Typical Force LE 480GB Builds (Compare 405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

System: Corsair ONE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $1,658

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