Average Bench: 51.2% (871st of 1058)

Based on 9,125 user benchmarks.  Models: Corsair Force LS SSD, Corsair Force LS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force LS 120GB averaged 48.8% 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 23.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 421MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force LS 120GB is 37.7%. 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 88.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 421 501
39.4 Write 120 329
62.3 Mixed 148 274
27.8 SusWrite 88.5 198
42.4% 194 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 4K Read 23.9 37.4
17.1 4K Write 52.2 84.5
4.43 4K Mixed 14.2 23.9
82% 30.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.3 DQ Read 126 191
17.7 DQ Write 99.9 204
3.5 DQ Mixed 31.1 127
45.5% 85.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free
Firmware: SBFM01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 193 193 191 193 193 MB/s
Read 477
Write 426
Mixed 367
SusWrite 205
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 35
144% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 214
192% 290 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM06.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 163 20 21 46 36 MB/s
Read 457
Write 200
Mixed 203
SusWrite 80.5
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 23.1
105% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 70.1
77% 128 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 26 38 32 35 29 MB/s
Read 352
Write 61.8
Mixed 105
SusWrite 31.1
30% 138 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 7.5
69% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 54.9
DQ Mixed 3.7
24% 55.7 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 60 65 55 53 50 MB/s
Read 301
Write 82.4
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 55.6
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 6.5
65% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 61.9
DQ Mixed 8.1
29% 65.3 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 34 33 26 25 30 MB/s
Read 390
Write 93.3
Mixed 96.4
SusWrite 29.4
33% 152 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 18
4K Mixed 6.6
35% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 50.7
DQ Write 31.2
DQ Mixed 29.9
25% 37.3 MB/s
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Typical Force LS 120GB Builds (Compare 12,953 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $472

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