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Corsair Force Series (CSSD-FxxxGBP2-BRKT/CSSD-FxxxGB2-BRKT)
6.6 out of 10

Corsair Force Series (CSSD-FxxxGBP2-BRKT/CSSD-FxxxGB2-BRKT)

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Reviews and Problems with Corsair Force Series (CSSD-FxxxGBP2-BRKT/CSSD-FxxxGB2-BRKT)

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Overall 2
2.0

Misleading advertisement

Zachary B., Newegg
16 May 2015
  • Pros: It's a solid state. It's going to be good, but look at the other pro reviews before mine. Haven't spent enough time with it yet to tell you the good stuff.
  • Cons: Advertised as having 240 GB. While technically true, you only end up with 223.5 usable gigabytes, all because the marketing team measures space differently than computers do. The math: 240 GB is approx. 240,000,000,000 (240 * 1,000,000,000) bytes. Storage is usually in increments of 1024. 1 megab...
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Overall 2
2.0

Buy something else!!

Ireneusz Florysiak, Amazon
24 March 2015
  • Summary: Bought two a few days apart. 1st one failed within a day 2nd one within a few hours a week later. Buy Adata or really anything else!! Stay away!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Slooooooow

TechNinja, Amazon
11 March 2015
  • Summary: Stay away from these drives. They are slow as dirt. You may very well stick with an older SATA HDD. Opt for the Samsung 800 series SSD's instead. The difference is night and day.
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Overall 2
2.0

Died @ 13 Months.

JUSTIN D., Newegg
10 December 2014
  • Pros: Very fast, good price. Con out ways though.
  • Cons: Died in 13 months of use. Seems all these Force 3 drives have been failing. Its a shame Corsair didn't remove these from the shelves faster. Friend build a PC one month after me, his only lasted 5 months before it died.
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Overall 2
2.0

awful speed

Evgeny, Amazon
27 November 2014
  • Summary: slowest MLC SSD I see Read speed is about 390 MB/s Write speed is about 300 MB/s Price is way too high for such piece of junk Before test I make sure my firmware is updated Corsair SSD Toolbox software has "Overprovision" tool to increase the speed, but it' s does not help.
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Overall 2
2.0

awful speed

Evgeny P., Newegg
26 November 2014
  • Summary: Do not waste your money, I have a Samsung SSD and announced speed for it is completely right. Basically Corsair lye about announced speeds which are 560MB/s (read) and 535MB/s (write).
  • Pros: Corsair has it's own free migration software "Corsair SSD Toolbox"
  • Cons: slowest MLC SSD I see Read speed is about 390 MB/s Write speed is about 300 MB/s Price is way too high for such piece of junk Before test I make sure my firmware is updated Corsair SSD Toolbox software has "Overprovision" tool to increase the speed, but it' s does not help. I set Overprovision up...
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Overall 2
2.0

Update: RMA failed in one month

Audrey L., Newegg
2 August 2014
  • Summary: I've used Corsair RAM and Power Supplies for over 15 years on the systems I built. However, in light of this experience, I'm going to be rethinking that. It seems obvious to me that name that used to mean quality and reliability no longer does so.
  • Pros: Fairly quick and easy RMA Process
  • Cons: Replaced drive failed to be recognize by the system after little more than a month. At this point, I can recommend this drive to anyone for anything. Corsair's QA of these drives must be atrocious to have an RMA go out of this quality.
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed after six months

Audrey L., Newegg
14 June 2014
  • Summary: Contact Corsair shortly, will update review with results of that experience.
  • Pros: Fast SSD, decent price.
  • Cons: Drive failed six months after installation becoming unrecognizable by the system.
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Overall 2
2.0

Clone tool doesn't work

Anonymous, Newegg
11 November 2013
  • Summary: This has been frustrating. Tech support sent me a newer version of the toolkit, but that hasn't worked either. I just wanted a simple clone so I don't have to install all this software over again.... Thats what they advertise, and from what I can see they don't deliver.
  • Pros: Wish that I had some. I was excited to buy this specific drive because it offered easy cloning.
  • Cons: Says that it comes with "Easy Clone" software and "The Disk Clone tool makes it easy to upgrade your hard drive to an SSD without having to reinstall your operating system or applications. ". Have to download software from their website and then it still doesn't have easy clone. It is "under cons...
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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible Experience

Anonymous, Newegg
20 July 2013
  • Summary: These Sandforce drives have been plagued with problems from the get-go and this will be the last one that I use. Regarding Corsair, they make great products, but when something goes wrong you will NOT get help. I will never buy anything with the Corsair brand on it again.
  • Pros: While it worked, this drive's speed was a dream.
  • Cons: This drive was unable to process a TRIM command after two weeks of ownership. Sandforce controllers have had problem after problem, and I will not buy another drive using this controller ever again. However, my real grip is with Corsair's customer support (or lack thereof). This issue has been a ...
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