Average Bench: 51.8% (823rd of 1016)

Based on 5,785 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 120GB averaged 48.1% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 430MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 120GB is 39.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Force LS 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 89MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 123MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 430 502
33.4 Write 123 338
54.2 Mixed 147 273
26 SusWrite 89 197
43.1% 197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 24.2 35.8
12.3 4K Write 52.8 90.7
5.14 4K Mixed 14.3 24.4
83% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40 DQ Read 126 181
15.6 DQ Write 101 214
2.71 DQ Mixed 32.3 123
46.2% 86.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM05.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 176 195 198 62 46 MB/s
Read 476
Write 164
Mixed 197
SusWrite 137
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 16.8
77% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 67.9
76% 127 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 77 69 78 79 MB/s
Read 447
Write 80.3
Mixed 137
SusWrite 76.3
40% 185 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 11.3
81% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 97.9
DQ Mixed 3.8
30% 71 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 83 83 97 88 108 MB/s
Read 423
Write 65
Mixed 143
SusWrite 84
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 11.8
84% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 90
DQ Write 25.6
DQ Mixed 8.5
19% 41.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,396,225 SSDs tested.


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Typical Force LS 120GB Builds (Compare 26,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $499

Popular Force LS 120GB compatible motherboards:

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