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Corsair expands Force Series SSD lineup

updated 03:10 pm EDT, Wed July 21, 2010

Corsair adds three new capacities to Force SSDs

Corsair on Wednesday said it has added three new capacities to its Force Series solid-state-drives first introduced in May. The new capacities include 40GB, 80GB and 160GB models. Each uses the same SandForce SF-1200 SSD Processor, and at their best peak at 285MB per second in sequential reads and 275MB per second for writing.

The 2.5-inch drives use SATA II and join the currently available 60GB, 100GB, 120GB, 200GB and 240GB SSDs. The new 40GB Force SSD will cost $130, the 80GB $230 and the 160GB version $450 when they launch in the near future. [via PCLaunches]








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  1. facebook_Steven

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    Joined: Jul 2010

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    Don't buy this!.w91t.com/ wiDt

    I've tried a few different SSDs, and the OWC Mercury Pro Extreme is much better than all of them, for virtually the same price, too!

    Full Disclosure: I am not associated with OWC or Mac Performance Guide. I just bought the OWC and it rocked all over the Corsair P128 it replaced!

    Check this out:

    Mac Performance Guide:
    http://macperformanceguide.com/SSD-RealWorld.html

    OWC Mercury Pro Extreme:
    http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/SSDMX240/

    Disk Tester:
    http://macperformanceguide.com/Software-DiskTester.html

  1. Mao

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    You can buy OCZ Vertex 2 or Corsair Force Series


    Corsair Force Series uses same SandForce 1200 series Controller as OWC Drives, Corsair P128 uses different Controller, i think it is samsung, therfore performance is different

    http://www.corsair.com/products/ssd_performance/default.aspx

    This drive is a good drive.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233125&cm_re=120gb_ssd-_-20-233-125-_-Product

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=120gb+ssd


    Some Corsair Force SSD Series and OCZ Vertex 2 reviews both uses same Controller SandForce 1200 Series Controller.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/3656/corsairs-force-ssd-reviewed-sf1200-is-very-good

    http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=585&Itemid=60&limit=1&limitstart=6


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