Average Bench: 61.2% (774th of 1058)

Based on 544 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Force GS

Above average average bench

The Corsair Force GS 480GB averaged 38.8% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 108MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.1MB/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 21.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 94.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 544 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 418 506
175 Write 244 311
209 Mixed 280 352
134 SusWrite 205 263
63.9% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 27.1 33.8
15.3 4K Write 21.6 26.5
12.6 4K Mixed 22.8 29.5
81.7% 23.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.8 DQ Read 203 233
57 DQ Write 94.3 123
17.9 DQ Mixed 108 161
90.9% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
333GB free
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 281 274 264 265 269 MB/s
Read 462
Write 256
Mixed 269
SusWrite 273
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 26.3
90% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 138
110% 158 MB/s
433GB free
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 198 245 261 227 252 MB/s
Read 416
Write 210
Mixed 256
SusWrite 236
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 27
89% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 128
105% 152 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 208 186 209 192 190 MB/s
Read 394
Write 256
Mixed 236
SusWrite 200
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 24.1
4K Mixed 27.3
97% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 93.5
DQ Mixed 120
100% 149 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 194 192 206 229 224 MB/s
Read 405
Write 262
Mixed 335
SusWrite 210
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 22.6
85% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 94.4
DQ Mixed 106
92% 141 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: 5.05A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 211 197 208 197 188 MB/s
Read 384
Write 300
Mixed 344
SusWrite 203
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 23.8
84% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 116
100% 152 MB/s
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 209 193 201 189 215 MB/s
Read 366
Write 262
Mixed 235
SusWrite 199
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 17.4
76% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 69.2
DQ Mixed 95.9
76% 110 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 112 109 108 87 87 MB/s
Read 411
Write 243
Mixed 282
SusWrite 115
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 29.1
69% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 137
109% 156 MB/s
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Typical Force GS 480GB Builds (Compare 2,410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,894

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