Average Bench: 58.5% (736th of 1003)

Based on 294 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force GS 480GB averaged 41.5% 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 25.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 65.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Force GS 480GB is 21.2%. 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 19.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 83.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 294 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 448 517
161 Write 229 286
196 Mixed 274 346
115 SusWrite 193 260
63.5% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 25.6 32.8
14.5 4K Write 19.8 25.6
10.1 4K Mixed 17.8 27.1
72.1% 21.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 DQ Read 172 231
19.9 DQ Write 83.9 113
9.81 DQ Mixed 65.9 135
65.4% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
425GB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 244 236 236 226 233 MB/s
Read 469
Write 212
Mixed 237
SusWrite 236
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 23.2
92% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 104
91% 141 MB/s
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 228 225 231 233 204 MB/s
Read 444
Write 206
Mixed 281
SusWrite 225
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 17.4
4K Mixed 25.1
84% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 82
DQ Mixed 97.6
87% 135 MB/s
287GB free
Firmware: 5.81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 209 238 244 240 236 MB/s
Read 419
Write 248
Mixed 278
SusWrite 233
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 22.5
4K Mixed 26.2
90% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 91.7
78% 117 MB/s
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 203 207 245 225 186 MB/s
Read 300
Write 216
Mixed 222
SusWrite 209
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 25.9
92% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 97.1
87% 136 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,014,380 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $41912 months
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Typical Force GS 480GB Builds (Compare 2,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS V GENE - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,316

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