Average Bench: 61.2% (775th of 1058)

Based on 561 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 110MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.2MB/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 21.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 94.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 561 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 415 506
177 Write 245 311
209 Mixed 280 352
134 SusWrite 205 263
63.8% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 27.2 33.8
15.3 4K Write 21.5 26.4
13.4 4K Mixed 23 29.5
82.1% 23.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32 DQ Read 205 233
61.2 DQ Write 94.5 122
25 DQ Mixed 110 161
92.1% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 206 208 239 241 217 MB/s
Read 403
Write 249
Mixed 264
SusWrite 224
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 28.7
101% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 89.9
DQ Mixed 132
105% 150 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: 5.41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 218 182 191 208 239 MB/s
Read 358
Write 259
Mixed 267
SusWrite 216
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 26
4K Mixed 29.2
99% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 99.2
DQ Mixed 135
107% 153 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 204 210 214 207 209 MB/s
Read 417
Write 278
Mixed 339
SusWrite 212
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 27.1
88% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 116
99% 149 MB/s
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 170 177 172 177 178 MB/s
Read 440
Write 190
Mixed 214
SusWrite 168
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 16.5
4K Mixed 19.8
76% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 61.1
DQ Mixed 72.7
62% 93.4 MB/s
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 146 148 142 135 153 MB/s
Read 353
Write 197
Mixed 253
SusWrite 156
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 23.9
80% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 80.5
DQ Mixed 108
92% 139 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,108,375 SSDs tested.

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Typical Force GS 480GB Builds (Compare 2,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $2,008

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