Average Bench: 58.9% (744th of 1011)

Based on 338 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force GS 480GB averaged 41.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 72.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 480GB is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Corsair Force GS 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 20.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 84.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 338 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 442 516
162 Write 232 297
196 Mixed 276 349
121 SusWrite 199 260
63.9% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 25.8 32.9
14.8 4K Write 20.1 25.8
10.3 4K Mixed 18.7 28.3
73.6% 21.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 DQ Read 176 231
19.9 DQ Write 84.9 113
10.2 DQ Mixed 72.5 144
69.2% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
152GB free
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 245 228 249 258 253 MB/s
Read 485
Write 294
Mixed 370
SusWrite 249
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 29.5
100% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 138
109% 155 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 228 241 255 250 256 MB/s
Read 413
Write 289
Mixed 310
SusWrite 245
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 24.2
80% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 131
107% 155 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 243 225 235 241 249 MB/s
Read 426
Write 278
Mixed 332
SusWrite 238
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 19.3
74% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 141
111% 157 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 172 147 155 148 152 MB/s
Read 461
Write 175
Mixed 227
SusWrite 161
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 23
82% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 99.4
89% 139 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: 5.03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 204 188 171 185 215 MB/s
Read 427
Write 197
Mixed 217
SusWrite 196
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 20.1
78% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 86.9
DQ Mixed 106
92% 140 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 235 224 229 240 233 MB/s
Read 410
Write 184
Mixed 210
SusWrite 233
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 23.8
82% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.1
DQ Write 18.8
DQ Mixed 38.2
25% 29 MB/s
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Typical Force GS 480GB Builds (Compare 3,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS V GENE - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $1,179

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