Average Bench: 84.9% (352nd of 1016)

Based on 3,085 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LE SSD, Corsai Force LE SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Force LE 480GB averaged just 15.0% 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 182MB/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 45.1%. 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 357MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,085 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 468 516
285 Write 432 493
265 Mixed 357 400
114 SusWrite 206 256
81.9% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 28.5 34.5
36.2 4K Write 81.3 114
21.9 4K Mixed 36.1 43.9
133% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
141 DQ Read 293 326
86.9 DQ Write 285 353
64 DQ Mixed 182 208
166% 253 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 481 483 491 492 490 MB/s
Read 511
Write 10.5
Mixed 399
SusWrite 470
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 40.6
146% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 208
194% 298 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 392 144 177 175 176 MB/s
Read 504
Write 460
Mixed 381
SusWrite 230
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42
157% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 202
184% 281 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 339 116 127 166 169 MB/s
Read 506
Write 489
Mixed 387
SusWrite 225
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 40.1
145% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 201
176% 264 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 337 130 169 172 164 MB/s
Read 465
Write 426
Mixed 330
SusWrite 232
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 32.9
118% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 186
170% 261 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 222 132 137 173 171 MB/s
Read 442
Write 402
Mixed 342
SusWrite 210
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 32.1
112% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 193
174% 265 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 323 156 168 172 118 MB/s
Read 483
Write 400
Mixed 361
SusWrite 223
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 32.5
112% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 125
113% 172 MB/s
200GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 362 166 175 176 175 MB/s
Read 489
Write 441
Mixed 385
SusWrite 249
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 28
97% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 157
130% 188 MB/s
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Typical Force LE 480GB Builds (Compare 617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Corsair ONE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,377

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