Average Bench: 58.5% (744th of 1011)

Based on 305 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Average average bench

The Corsair Force GS 480GB averaged 41.4% 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 25.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 67.7MB/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 19.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 84.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 305 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 446 517
160 Write 229 287
197 Mixed 274 345
117 SusWrite 195 260
63.5% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 25.6 32.9
14.7 4K Write 19.9 25.7
10.2 4K Mixed 18 27.3
72.3% 21.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 DQ Read 173 231
19.8 DQ Write 84.1 113
9.82 DQ Mixed 67.7 136
66.4% 108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
282GB free
Firmware: 5.20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 215 199 192 199 203 MB/s
Read 425
Write 288
Mixed 303
SusWrite 204
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 23
4K Mixed 25.9
88% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 131
106% 153 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 241 253 222 263 247 MB/s
Read 442
Write 297
Mixed 306
SusWrite 249
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 22
76% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 98.5
DQ Mixed 128
104% 150 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 177 209 192 188 173 MB/s
Read 373
Write 248
Mixed 285
SusWrite 190
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 23
82% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 84.8
DQ Mixed 126
101% 146 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 151 167 154 153 169 MB/s
Read 370
Write 260
Mixed 291
SusWrite 160
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 16.4
4K Mixed 22.7
81% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 82.8
DQ Mixed 109
91% 135 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 195 192 160 151 163 MB/s
Read 275
Write 223
Mixed 296
SusWrite 178
55% 243 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 22.6
75% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 125
103% 152 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,771 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Force GS 480GB Builds (Compare 2,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS V GENE - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $1,341

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