Average Bench: 45.3% (848th of 1011)

Based on 1,042 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force 3 SSD

Below average average bench

The Corsair Force 3 90GB averaged 54.6% 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 81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.7MB/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 72.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 89.1MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 1,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Read 154 188
72.1 Write 89.1 99.3
93.8 Mixed 112 123
55.4 SusWrite 72.6 83.8
23.9% 107 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 21.8 29.1
29.3 4K Write 65.7 93.2
15.7 4K Mixed 24.6 31.9
99.4% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 DQ Read 114 147
73.3 DQ Write 87.4 97.6
24.6 DQ Mixed 81 111
66% 94.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 78 79 75 74 75 MB/s
Read 158
Write 95.8
Mixed 116
SusWrite 76.7
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 27.9
116% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 94.8
DQ Mixed 106
83% 115 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 68 72 73 75 76 MB/s
Read 136
Write 90.3
Mixed 116
SusWrite 72.4
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 28.5
120% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 103
80% 112 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 79 78 75 76 79 MB/s
Read 154
Write 78.8
Mixed 120
SusWrite 78.1
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 24.8
108% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 105
82% 112 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 74 75 73 71 73 MB/s
Read 155
Write 83.5
Mixed 115
SusWrite 73.5
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 23.7
100% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 65.6
60% 92.1 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 79 75 79 70 77 MB/s
Read 151
Write 94
Mixed 106
SusWrite 76.8
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 22
85% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 99.6
79% 111 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 61 56 57 56 58 MB/s
Read 117
Write 73.2
Mixed 91.1
SusWrite 58.5
19% 85 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 16.3
77% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 90.6
DQ Write 82
DQ Mixed 63.5
54% 78.7 MB/s
1,042 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,587,769 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $2421 month
Send price feedback
Typical Force 3 90GB Builds (Compare 634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI P67A-G45 (MS-7673)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $887

Popular Force 3 90GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. Memory: Micron Asynchronous 25nm MLC

Added n/a ago.
Your
opinion?
1011 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $215
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $630SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback