Reviews and Problems with Corsair Force Series (CSSD-FxxxGBP2-BRKT/CSSD-FxxxGB2-BRKT)
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Corsair Force Series 3 120GB Solid-State Drive
5 June 2013
Excerpt: The SSD market has finally gotten traction and that can be seen by the number of solid state drives being sold these days. However, there's still something lacking. Most of the drives being sold aren't performance-oriented drives. They are quicker than traditional drives, but not by much. The need for a larger, as well as blazing SSD is there and Corsair hopes to serve this need with their new Force Series 3 SSD drive.
Summary: The performance of Corsair’s Force Series Solid-State Drives is absolutely amazing. Matching a good SSD with your powerful rig really shows off just how fast a computer can be. While 40GB is enough to install Windows 7 and many applications, you still have to make some compromises. Users with small SSDs who want to boot from them will find themselves moving their User folders, virtual memory, and other operating files to a magnetic drive. A typical installation of...
Summary: Corsair's Force F40 drive sits at the lower spectrum of the SSD capacity carousel. With just 40 GB, the drives most probable use will be as a fast operating system boot drive with a couple of applications on it. With recent games taking up up to 10 GB of space there may even be some capacity left for one title that you are currently playing but that's it.
Pros: Low price, Good performance, Supports TRIM, 3 Year warranty, Nice looking, rugged metal case
Cons: Limited capacity, Price difference to bigger drives (50 / 60 GB) is small, Real-life performance not as impressive as synthetic, Lower performance than other Sandforce drives