Average Bench: 52.1% (864th of 1058)

Based on 8,722 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 120GB averaged 47.8% 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 24.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 422MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 120GB is 37.4%. 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 91.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,722 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 422 496
39.8 Write 123 323
63.9 Mixed 152 294
27.6 SusWrite 91.6 197
43.1% 197 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 24.1 35.8
19.9 4K Write 53.8 87.1
5.2 4K Mixed 14.8 27.1
83.8% 30.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.1 DQ Read 126 238
18.3 DQ Write 105 215
3.05 DQ Mixed 32.8 133
47.1% 87.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 78 79 79 79 MB/s
Read 444
Write 78.8
Mixed 115
SusWrite 78.3
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 16.2
85% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 10.9
41% 90 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM05.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 85 189 169 123 136 MB/s
Read 413
Write 63.8
Mixed 121
SusWrite 123
39% 180 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 22.5
71% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 38.7
DQ Mixed 46.1
42% 66.5 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 33 41 20 37 43 MB/s
Read 486
Write 69.3
Mixed 117
SusWrite 34.9
38% 177 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 8.6
79% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 72.2
DQ Write 45.6
DQ Mixed 11.8
22% 43.2 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 65 69 64 71 69 MB/s
Read 371
Write 65.5
Mixed 125
SusWrite 65
34% 157 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 9.2
78% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 99.6
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 8.9
30% 65.2 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: S9FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 60 63 64 61 MB/s
Read 346
Write 73.8
Mixed 103
SusWrite 62.5
32% 146 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 10.9
66% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 88.7
DQ Mixed 12.5
33% 70.6 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 92 95 89 97 99 MB/s
Read 290
Write 94
Mixed 138
SusWrite 94.4
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 34.4
4K Mixed 15.9
70% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 32.5
DQ Write 55.6
DQ Mixed 20.2
22% 36.1 MB/s
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Typical Force LS 120GB Builds (Compare 10,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $426

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