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Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 6/24/2014 12:22:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood quality.

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: extremely fast. great quality.

Cons: I ordered a to small of an ssd

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  • Steven W.
  • 6/28/2013 7:55:58 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot impressed

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Fast

Cons: My brand new drive failed after one week. Did get a RMA from Corsair and just received my replacement drive. They sent a refurbished drive. I think this takes a lot of nerve. I am an IT professional- will never buy or recommend Corsair products going forward.

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  • Nicholas S.
  • 2/8/2013 10:55:05 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsSlow RMA process

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Worked great while it worked

Cons: SSD suffered total failure, as if it was getting no power after about 6 months. RMA's are handled through a 3rd party that took a week from the time they received the faulty SSD until they shipped the replacement. This is not acceptable. Receive it, test it, ship out the replacement. I expect that to take no more than a day or two max.

Other Thoughts: After this experience, I think I will stick with the other top brand of SSD's from now on.

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  • Ben G.
  • 1/24/2013 5:58:00 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect for an OS Only drive

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Very noticeable and high performance versus SATA2 traditional drives. 30 GB is just enough for Windows 7 Ultimate. Extremely light and low power.

Cons: No cons considering my application

Other Thoughts: If you plan to have this as the OS drive make sure you have a secondary drive as storage. Depending on updates you will have about 3 to 7 GB left for programs.

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  • Julie W.
  • 1/8/2013 9:29:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
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5 out of 5 eggsFast and Cheap!

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: This is one of the cheapest hard drives on Newegg, and is also extremely fast. Windows 8 boots on my extremely low-end HTPC in 13 seconds. Plus I haven't had a single problem with it.

Cons: A lot of reviewers are complaining about the plastic case, and while it does leave a little to be desired, at this price point I really don't care too much.

Other Thoughts: All in all, great choice if you're building a HTPC on the cheap like I am and rely on streaming for all your entertainment needs - who needs 1TB of storage when all you do is watch Netflix and listen to Spotify!? Not me.

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  • Daniel N.
  • 12/18/2012 9:03:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks well

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: the drive works as advertised.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Here are some general performance measurements:
Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Seeker
Results: 4279 seeks/second, 0.234 ms random access time

Hdparm
Timing cached reads: 9804 MB in 2.00 seconds = 4905.76 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 416 MB in 3.00 seconds = 138.54 MB/sec

2GB dd write
2097152000 bytes (2.1 GB) copied, 9.53021 s, 220 MB/s

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  • William K.
  • 11/20/2012 10:53:23 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsIt's OK

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Works.

Cons: Not as fast as you would think. Plastic case.

Other Thoughts: I'm using this as a boot drive for a home NAS machine running CentOS, and it works just fine for that. I wouldn't use it as a primary drive in a Windows laptop, for instance, but it's OK for what I'm using i for.

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  • Daniel K.
  • 11/8/2012 12:01:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSpeedy Nova

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: -installed windows pretty fast

Cons: -couldn't use it (read other thoughts)

Other Thoughts: couldn't have used it because I couldn't find out to make my other drive into my main drive (my bad should've have researched it)

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  • Steven P.
  • 9/19/2012 8:43:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFAST

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: running Win7 64
on EVGA Z68 no drops hesitation or lag at all. boots in roughly 7-8 secs, reboots in literally 1 second. shockingly fast.

Cons: all plastic.
i mean the whole shell is lightweight plastic. its not a big deal, i take good care of my hdd's, but i was shocked to see a plastic shell.

Other Thoughts: will purchase another for raid, past that will likely be researching a more solid build ssd. not straying from corsair, they've earned a lifetime of love.

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  • Clement P.
  • 8/31/2012 7:34:12 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsUPDATE: MINCADING'S REVIEW - AUGUST 31

This review is from: Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V30GB2A 2.5" 30GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Its holding windows 7, with 15 GB to spare.

Cons: its been within 2 months i believe, it has slowed down to the point where it boots just as fast as a normal harddrive; the responsiveness is now choppy where as when purchased, was great.

it now locks up windows seven when it boots, i get the black screen with mouse cursor but now "Welcome" blue screen.

Other Thoughts: i told myself to make another review after a couple months of usage, so here it is.


this product is outdated. so for future purchasers, FIND SOMETHING A LITTLE MORE EXPENSIVE THAT WILL LAST. dont waste money on old stuff...

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