Average Bench: 45.5% (855th of 1016)

Based on 1,159 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force 3 SSD

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 90GB averaged 54.4% 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 82.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force 3 90GB is 24.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force 3 90GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 72.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 89.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,159 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Read 154 190
73.5 Write 89.7 99.3
94.7 Mixed 113 123
54.6 SusWrite 72.8 82.4
23.9% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 22 28.9
31 4K Write 65.5 93.3
15.8 4K Mixed 24.8 31.7
99.8% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 116 147
73.4 DQ Write 87.8 98
24 DQ Mixed 82.3 111
66.8% 95.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 80 82 77 80 82 MB/s
Read 184
Write 91
Mixed 127
SusWrite 80.8
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 29.7
120% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 91
DQ Mixed 80.6
70% 105 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 71 81 78 75 MB/s
Read 160
Write 98.5
Mixed 122
SusWrite 78
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 28.3
102% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 93.5
DQ Mixed 106
83% 115 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 68 65 63 59 MB/s
Read 140
Write 94
Mixed 112
SusWrite 64.9
23% 103 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 19.7
102% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 97.1
DQ Write 91.1
DQ Mixed 90.3
69% 92.8 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 66 63 56 66 MB/s
Read 103
Write 84.3
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 63.9
20% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 28.8
109% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 25.7
26% 41.7 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 67 71 68 68 MB/s
Read 132
Write 90.8
Mixed 102
SusWrite 69.3
22% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 18.5
82% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.3
DQ Write 81.5
DQ Mixed 21.6
26% 42.8 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 61 61 57 63 59 MB/s
Read 120
Write 76.8
Mixed 113
SusWrite 59.3
21% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 18.6
75% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 73.8
DQ Mixed 102
78% 108 MB/s
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Typical Force 3 90GB Builds (Compare 744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: MSI P67A-G45 (MS-7673)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $917

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