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Corsair to Preview Force Series GT SSDs at CeBIT

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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced it will preview its new Force Series GT line of solid-state drives at its booth at CeBIT.

The new Force GT SSDs will use the new SandForce SF-2000 SSD Processor with native support for SATA 6Gb/s (SATA 3) to deliver incredible performance, with up to 60K Random Write IOPS, read speeds of up to 520 MB/s, and writes speeds of up to 500 MB/s. The new SSD line is designed for enthusiasts who demand the fastest performance available.

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I wonder.. Since seen all kind of SSDs. As here advertised:
"read speeds of up to 520 MB/s, and writes speeds of up to 500 MB/s"

Now what is that speed when data is located ?

I mean old 280-290MB/s SSDs read/write data at space speed was less than 100MB/s when there was data at the drive.

So, what good is for 500MB/s or ~280MB/s speed, if it cannot be used when it's used.
 
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Here's to hoping they will be sporting the GT red and black coloring scheme.
 
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Looking forward to these!
 
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I just wonder what it will be the price of the 128GB drive in Europe...
 
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I wonder.. Since seen all kind of SSDs. As here advertised:
"read speeds of up to 520 MB/s, and writes speeds of up to 500 MB/s"

Now what is that speed when data is located ?

I mean old 280-290MB/s SSDs read/write data at space speed was less than 100MB/s when there was data at the drive.

So, what good is for 500MB/s or ~280MB/s speed, if it cannot be used when it's used.

Its about double, but even better is that there is very little throttling if you hammer the drive so no slowdowns.