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Though Corsair stumbled out of the gate a bit getting their Force 3 drives out in good order, they promptly made good with their customers and have now bolstered their Force 3 line with the GT version. With the GT suffix, you'd expect this to be a sportier version of the Force 3 drives - and you'd be right. While being powered by the same SandForce SF-2281 controller as the original Force 3 drive, the GT version kicks it up a notch with faster NAND on board. Unfortunately, we haven't had the opportunity to test out the non-GT version so we can't provide any direct comparisons between the two models but we'll see if it lives up to the specifications provided by Corsair.


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Luckily I got mine for only 10$ extra when compared to the force3 120GB price.
Still waiting for it to arrive.
 
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I wonder why red? Corsair is usually black or white...GT = red I guess...

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Great drive, but if you are going to buy this drive for sata 3 speeds then make sure you have sandy bridge to achieve advertised speeds and not an x58 setup as the marvell controller is a lot slower than the built in one on the newer chipsets. I only get around 410mb/read and 240mb/write on my x58 setup :/
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red to match the dominator gt?
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Great drive, but if you are going to buy this drive for sata 3 speeds then make sure you have sandy bridge to achieve advertised speeds and not an x58 setup as the marvell controller is a lot slower than the built in one on the newer chipsets. I only get around 410mb/read and 240mb/write on my x58 setup :/
I get half those speeds on my AMD setup...
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Anyone know if the issues with these drives are solved? The force 3 has terrible reviews on Newegg, they seem to have a crazy high failure rate.
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Anyone know if the issues with these drives are solved? The force 3 has terrible reviews on Newegg, they seem to have a crazy high failure rate.
It has an SF-2281 controller, so it's garbage as far as reliability is concerned.
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