Average Bench: 53.5% (855th of 1058)

Based on 9,351 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 120GB averaged 46.4% 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 24.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 428MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 120GB is 47.5%. 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 94.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,351 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 428 504
36.7 Write 125 346
60.3 Mixed 158 328
27.5 SusWrite 94.2 200
44% 201 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 24.8 37.3
17.3 4K Write 55.1 88.5
5.36 4K Mixed 15.3 33.2
86.4% 31.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.7 DQ Read 135 305
27.4 DQ Write 110 291
2.59 DQ Mixed 34.1 207
49.6% 93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 71 72 72 74 74 MB/s
Read 456
Write 77
Mixed 131
SusWrite 71.9
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 9.2
86% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 8.8
33% 73.4 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 52 61 39 48 51 MB/s
Read 436
Write 36.8
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 49.8
32% 152 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 14.2
96% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 60
DQ Write 60
DQ Mixed 4.6
19% 41.5 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 43 60 40 43 50 MB/s
Read 424
Write 63.3
Mixed 104
SusWrite 48.6
34% 160 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 29.8
4K Mixed 9.8
74% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 31.7
DQ Mixed 12.2
29% 63.2 MB/s
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 78 83 72 48 65 MB/s
Read 290
Write 58.5
Mixed 141
SusWrite 69.7
31% 140 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 24
4K Mixed 10.5
49% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 99.9
DQ Mixed 10.2
39% 87.1 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM08.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 8.4 34 46 32 32 MB/s
Read 481
Write 10.7
Mixed 28
SusWrite 29.4
29% 137 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 6.8
35% 9.9 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 27.5
DQ Mixed 34.5
39% 71 MB/s
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Typical Force LS 120GB Builds (Compare 13,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $383

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