Average Bench: 84% (383rd of 1034)

Based on 4,074 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LE SSD, Corsai Force LE SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Force LE 480GB averaged just 16.0% 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 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LE 480GB is 39.4%. 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 203MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 355MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 464 515
256 Write 429 492
265 Mixed 355 396
117 SusWrite 203 257
81.3% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 28.2 33.8
36.5 4K Write 78.3 109
21.8 4K Mixed 35.5 43.2
130% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
208 DQ Read 304 326
92.1 DQ Write 287 355
80.5 DQ Mixed 184 208
169% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 385 155 175 175 174 MB/s
Read 506
Write 490
Mixed 376
SusWrite 255
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.9
161% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 202
183% 279 MB/s
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 237 173 172 174 172 MB/s
Read 511
Write 482
Mixed 368
SusWrite 211
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 44
167% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 203
186% 284 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 151 169 173 176 170 MB/s
Read 466
Write 410
Mixed 366
SusWrite 193
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 44.1
169% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 204
190% 291 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 136 152 154 168 172 MB/s
Read 511
Write 486
Mixed 383
SusWrite 190
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 38.7
142% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 204
187% 285 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 223 129 163 163 MB/s
Read 497
Write 474
Mixed 345
SusWrite 204
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 38.7
140% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 194
183% 284 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 164 136 40 32 82 MB/s
Read 514
Write 488
Mixed 398
SusWrite 133
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 37.8
144% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 201
186% 286 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 432 158 172 172 172 MB/s
Read 466
Write 423
Mixed 348
SusWrite 251
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 27.3
92% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 155
128% 185 MB/s
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Typical Force LE 480GB Builds (Compare 199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

System: Corsair ONE

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

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