Corsair Launches Force Series Solid-State Drives

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News Posted: Thu, Mar 4 2010 6:33 PM
Corsair expanded its lineup by adding the Force Series of SSDs. These new drives use SSD Processor technology from SandForce in combination with MLC flash memory to deliver up to 280MB/sec read and 260MB/sec write speeds. The drives also feature class-leading random read/write performance.

The Force Series of SSDs are available in capacities of 100GB and 200GB and support the TRIM command in Windows 7. The drives will be available within two weeks.



Corsair® Launches Force Series Solid-State Drives

- Using SandForce™ SF-1200 SSD Processor, Force Series SSDs offer class-leading performance of up to 280MB/sec read and 260MB/sec write –

Hannover, Germany, March 4, 2010 — Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer and flash memory products, today announced the Force Series of SSDs, providing outstanding SATA II performance based on innovative SSD Processor technology from SandForce Inc.

By utilizing the state-of-the-art SandForce SF-1200 SSD processor combined with MLC flash memory, the Corsair Force Series of solid-state drives deliver outstanding performance figures of up to 280MB/sec read and 260MB/sec write. In addition, these drives feature class-leading random read/write performance. The highly innovative SandForce DuraClass™ Technology also delivers unparalleled write endurance and error correction features.

“The Force Series are the fastest SSDs that Corsair has launched to date,” stated Kevin Conley, Vice President of Engineering at Corsair. “We have been very impressed with the SandForce SSD Processor innovations in the months that we have been working with them, and we can’t wait to get these extraordinarily fast SSDs into the hands of our most demanding customers.”

The Force Series of SSDs are available in capacities of 100GB and 200GB and support the TRIM command in Windows® 7, which helps to maintain optimal performance over the drive’s lifetime.

“The SandForce SF-1200 SSD Processor employs revolutionary flash management technology to create a new class of SSD with unparalleled performance and reliability,” stated Thad Omura, Vice President of Marketing at SandForce. “We have enjoyed working closely with Corsair to bring this exciting technology to market for Corsair’s large worldwide network of system builders, retailers, and computing enthusiasts.”

The Force Series of SSDs will be available within two weeks from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. For more information on Corsair Force Series SSDs, please visit http://www.corsair.com/products/ssd_force/.
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rapid1 replied on Fri, Mar 5 2010 12:03 PM

LOL; I was just looking at SSD's on the egg, then get a new article notice, and new Corsair beauties front page. From what I am seeing the price Vs. Performance tide is really starting to turn on these. This is especially true for what I am thinking about a SSD as a OS program drive, and a Raid mechanical HD setup. I can't do it quite yet financially, but I think this is what I would like anyway.

I was also thinking of another thing. With the speed some of these OEM's "OCZ mainly", are pumping out new revisions. It would seem to me the OCZ drive stock amounts are just getting flooded. So in a little bit there newest will of course not be the newest from them any more. So the prices on the remaining last model (which in general is still either comparable to everyone else's top of the line in most cases), will be cheaper than the other top of the line's, but be performing better or even, and be price reduced while still supporting everything new (IE: TRIM etc).

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I still believe that now is not the time to buy an SSD.  The market needs to cool down. 

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Inspector replied on Sat, Mar 6 2010 11:34 PM

Yep agreed with mental, They are on the expansive side now so the only way i can afford(GET) a SSD is from the current giveaway! lol

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