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Today we look at such a product; Corsair added two new SATA 3 (SATA 3 6Gs) SSDs to their Force lineup, the Force 3 and Force 3 GT, with the 3 as an indicator for SATA 3. The difference in-between the two products is to be found in its NAND flash memory, the GT will be a notch faster in throughput as it makes use of synchronous NAND flash memory. The recently tested "regular" 3 model will run one gear slower, yet still be incredibly fast thanks to slightly cheaper asynchronous NAND flash memory.

Both drives come with that SandForce SF-2281 controller to deliver at up to 555 MBps read and 515 MBps write speeds (when peaking). Corsair claims a Max Random 4k Write using IOMeter of 85k IOPS which is a daring number. But anyhow, we'll have a look alright.
Yay another review for this SSD! I do like the red look of it.



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Right behind the Vertex 3.
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I have this ssd! And yes, it looks as good as it performs.
Edited by kyle7412 - 7/28/11 at 1:38am
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