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http://www.kitguru.net/components/ss...gb-ssd-review/

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This month Kitguru has been at the forefront of many Solid State Drive reviews including the new models from ADATA and OCZ. Today we are looking at the new model from Corsair, the Force 3 120GB which is set to target a wide audience, offering high levels of SATA III performance for under £200.
I'll be updating this thread as more reviews come in for this drive. This is the first one I found though and it's already on sale: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ir%20force%203
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That was one weak review. It fails right at the start by comparing 120GB drive to 240GB drives. As far as the actual drive performance, it is as expected and the same as all other Sanforce drives.
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That was one weak review. It fails right at the start by comparing 120GB drive to 240GB drives. As far as the actual drive performance, it is as expected and the same as all other Sanforce drives.
Everybody know that

All sandforce based drive perform the same,the question that they are trying to clear if it's going to be cheaper.
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Everybody know that

All sandforce based drive perform the same,the question that they are trying to clear if it's going to be cheaper.
The random reads between some of those SSDs are kinda surprising. They may all be using the same controller, but the read IOPS on the corsair one looks much inferior...
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How is Corsair claiming 85k IOPS when that review show 45k???
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How is Corsair claiming 85k IOPS when that review show 45k???
Every company has their own testing methodology. Corsair's happened to be different than the reviewer's. They can figure out ways to make components perform exceptionally well in their own tests because there are no standards in the SSD industry for that stuff.

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I was looking for a review for this product but this was rather strange.

It is being compared to either 256GB drives or 64Gb drives?!?

For someone like me who is actually looking to buy it's pretty useless. I was hoping to see a comparison between this and an M4 128GB or even a C300 128GB (yet they compared with a 64GB).

How does it compare to a Vertex 3 120GB?? (not a Vertex 2 as it's not really on the market any longer!).

At the moment, the M4 or C300 is still the number one choice for me unless a better review shows something different.
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