Average Bench: 51.7% (815th of 1011)

Based on 5,246 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 120GB averaged 48.2% 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 Random Read Speed 24.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 423MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 120GB is 45.3%. 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 86.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,246 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 423 501
40.7 Write 120 333
52.8 Mixed 147 321
24.3 SusWrite 86.5 193
42.5% 194 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 24.4 35.9
17 4K Write 52.9 91.9
5.7 4K Mixed 14.6 32.7
83.7% 30.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.4 DQ Read 124 216
20.5 DQ Write 103 247
2.7 DQ Mixed 31.1 71.3
45.7% 85.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 172 181 74 43 71 MB/s
Read 452
Write 192
Mixed 205
SusWrite 118
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 18.5
72% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 68.3
76% 127 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 57 56 35 49 62 MB/s
Read 473
Write 82
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 48.7
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 10.3
74% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 25.7
DQ Mixed 9.2
23% 51.5 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 54 51 53 60 59 MB/s
Read 404
Write 72.3
Mixed 104
SusWrite 54.1
34% 159 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 8.6
69% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 58.8
DQ Mixed 8.6
27% 60.7 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 53 58 57 56 40 MB/s
Read 407
Write 69.5
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 54.1
33% 155 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 58.4
4K Mixed 10
68% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 77.8
DQ Write 44.6
DQ Mixed 9.9
21% 44.1 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 12 41 19 35 18 MB/s
Read 424
Write 56
Mixed 102
SusWrite 27.7
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 7.1
68% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 14.4
DQ Mixed 4.4
21% 51.9 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 28 34 23 13 26 MB/s
Read 310
Write 58.8
Mixed 101
SusWrite 24.9
27% 124 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 8.6
48% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 4.5
DQ Mixed 2.1
5% 10.6 MB/s
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Typical Force LS 120GB Builds (Compare 22,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $557

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