Average Bench: 45.7% (870th of 1030)

Based on 1,409 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force 3 SSD

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 90GB averaged 54.2% 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 84.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force 3 90GB is 26%. 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 73.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 90.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,409 samples)
Min Avg Max
117 Read 155 192
74.9 Write 90.5 99.6
94.7 Mixed 113 125
57.7 SusWrite 73.6 82.3
24.1% 108 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 4K Read 22.1 28.9
27.7 4K Write 66.2 93.3
14 4K Mixed 24.7 31.7
100% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 DQ Read 118 147
71.1 DQ Write 88.1 98.3
24.4 DQ Mixed 84.1 111
68% 96.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 82 82 81 81 75 MB/s
Read 182
Write 89.2
Mixed 114
SusWrite 81
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 30.8
126% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 83.5
72% 107 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 73 80 79 79 MB/s
Read 174
Write 92.1
Mixed 113
SusWrite 78.5
26% 115 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 30
122% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 94.3
DQ Mixed 101
80% 114 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 76 80 81 81 82 MB/s
Read 152
Write 98.5
Mixed 118
SusWrite 78.4
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 26.4
123% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 96.8
DQ Mixed 105
83% 116 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 65 73 74 73 72 MB/s
Read 163
Write 97
Mixed 122
SusWrite 72.4
25% 114 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 23.5
88% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 92.2
DQ Mixed 92.2
76% 110 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 60 59 59 59 60 MB/s
Read 122
Write 73.2
Mixed 113
SusWrite 59.7
21% 91.8 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 21.4
88% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 99.9
77% 105 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 78 77 77 78 76 MB/s
Read 163
Write 87.9
Mixed 124
SusWrite 77.9
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 22.1
77% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 67
58% 86.4 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 80 81 83 80 80 MB/s
Read 157
Write 90.7
Mixed 114
SusWrite 80.6
25% 111 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 8.9
29% 9.1 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 93.9
DQ Mixed 71.3
66% 103 MB/s
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Typical Force 3 90GB Builds (Compare 151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI P67A-G45 (MS-7673)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $883

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