Average Bench: 53.9% (865th of 1074)

Based on 9,315 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 120GB averaged 46.0% 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 Random Read Speed 24.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 428MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 120GB is 51.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force LS 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 129MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,315 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 428 504
36.2 Write 129 358
60.2 Mixed 160 339
26.9 SusWrite 94.9 200
44.4% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 24.9 37.6
16.2 4K Write 55.7 89.5
5.51 4K Mixed 15.7 34.9
87.2% 32.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
64.7 DQ Read 137 308
29.1 DQ Write 114 305
2.57 DQ Mixed 36.8 208
51.7% 95.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
24GB free
Firmware: S8FM05.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 189 202 203 118 66 MB/s
Read 451
Write 203
Mixed 212
SusWrite 160
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 20.8
100% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 69.3
78% 130 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 87 53 168 73 MB/s
Read 468
Write 192
Mixed 210
SusWrite 125
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 20
91% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 69.4
76% 127 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 69 70 72 72 73 MB/s
Read 417
Write 71.1
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 69.9
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 16.4
90% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 6.2
38% 86.5 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 93 97 97 97 94 MB/s
Read 430
Write 106
Mixed 180
SusWrite 95.9
44% 203 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 14.9
79% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 96.2
DQ Mixed 9.8
38% 87 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 79 80 81 81 80 MB/s
Read 424
Write 90.5
Mixed 122
SusWrite 79.9
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 10.6
85% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 3.7
32% 73.5 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 68 70 70 69 70 MB/s
Read 384
Write 76
Mixed 119
SusWrite 69.1
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 9
69% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 98.3
DQ Mixed 10.7
33% 70.5 MB/s
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Typical Force LS 120GB Builds (Compare 2,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $748

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