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Corsair Launches 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB Force Series Solid-State Drives

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  1. btarunr

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    Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced three additions to its ultra high-speed Force Series SSDs. The additions to this product family include the F60, F120, and F240 Force Series SSDs, sporting densities of 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB respectively.

    All Corsair Force Series SSDs are built using the Sandforce SF-1200 SSD Processors, which provide unparalleled write endurance, superior ECC data protection, and outstanding performance. Corsair engineers worked closely with Sandforce to implement and qualify firmware which guarantees the unusually fast 4K random write performance of 180 MB/s, measured using the ATTO benchmark. This elevated 4K write speed generates 15K IOPs, resulting in excellent system performance and responsiveness. All Force Series SSDs implement the ATA TRIM command, supported by Windows 7, which helps to maintain optimal performance over the drive’s lifetime.

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    The F60, F120, and F240 Force Series SSDs all support the maximum throughput specification of 285MB/s read and 275MB/s write. With no drop-off in performance when moving down to 60GB, the F60 is an ideal boot drive for a performance system, especially when combined with traditional spinning media for mass storage.

    “We have had excellent feedback on our Force Series F100 and F200 from both reviewers and customers, and we are excited about expanding our Sandforce-based offerings,” stated Jim Carlton, VP of Marketing at Corsair. “These solid-state drives are an excellent option for any enthusiast looking to build their system using the best storage system performance that is currently available.”

    The Force Series F60, F120, and F240 SSDs are expected to be available in June, 2010, from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. For more information on Corsair Force Series SSDs, please visit this page.
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    with the sizes its a pity they don't make a sas interface so you can add them to a hardware raid i guess there coming soon also .
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    What's the prices?
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    If the 60gb are priced on the same level of Vertex 2..I'm definitely going to get it..
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    The prices are steep for the larger drives i think i would try the 64 gig model there a little bit more afordable .

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