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Corsair Force CSSD-F40GB2-A 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 2.5"
  • 40GB
  • SATA II
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For maximum performance for the ultimate system. The Corsair Force Series Solid-State Drive product line offers the highest performance in Read/Write speeds of up to a maximum read speed of 285MB/s and write speed of 275MB/s. If speed is what you are looking for and what you expect from your performance or gaming system the Corsair Force Series SSD's are the perfect choice.

Based on the SandForce controller, the Corsair Force Series SSD's are the ultimate performance drive. Your system will start-up faster, applications and games will load quicker and you will see a huge improvement in overall system responsiveness. The Corsair Force Series SSD is the ultimate SSD for your demanding storage requirements.


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


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  • Robert Z.
  • 11/2/2012 8:24:01 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLasted 7 months

Pros: It was fast, before it died.

Cons: When it died, just trying to access certain files (even from a USB adapter) would make the machine think it had been pulled out. Returned to Corsair, waited 2 weeks. Finally mailed them about where my replacement was. Got it three days later: it was a "refurbished" unit. Great. Installed it. Constant BSOD and hangs. Not worth it to go through that pain again to return it, so I got another brand.

Other Thoughts: I think the above tells the story pretty well. Are SSDs really ready for general use?

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  • Christopher I.
  • 6/11/2012 4:50:13 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBe Careful

Pros: Fast, Quiet and Inexpensive (in comparison)

Cons: Died in under 6 months of operation

Other Thoughts: I was very happy with the performance of the SSD at first, but today it died. I have used it for less than 6 months, and until now there were no issues.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Skiz,

We're sorry for the inconvenience, please fill out an RMA request on our Support Page and we'll be more than happy to replace it for you.

Thank you,
Corsair Customer Support

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  • Bryan B.
  • 6/5/2012 9:17:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdo not use with intel raid

Pros: Does speed up the system. If you do not need to use the intel 10 series storage drivers, then you should be fine.

Cons: I used this product with intel 10 series storage drivers. This was used as a ssd cache drive to speed up the system. I would get the blue screen of death (bsod) a couple of times a week. After taking this drive out of the setup the bsods stopped. This is a known issue to Corsair. However, even the latest firmware update from them will not work with the latest intel drivers.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear bkb,

We're sorry that you're running into issues with our drive. Please contact our Tech Support and we'll help you troubleshoot the issue.

Thank you,
Corsair Customer Support

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  • Kevin C.
  • 4/30/2012 3:24:05 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsGreat SSD, TERRIBLE rebate service

Pros: Drive is incredibly fast and thus far, reliable. Setup was super easy with Windows 7. No problems.

The online customer service representatives I dealt with were helpful, albeit vague and misinformed.

Cons: OK, so the rebate was only for $10. I submitted it a day after receiving the SSD, and got a confirmation email about a week later: my rebate was supposedly being mailed out, and I should expect up to a month for delivery.

One month later, nothing. Give it another two weeks. Nothing. Email Corsair support, they say that they don't know what happened to it, and they will send out a new one. It arrived in the mail two weeks later, but they charged a $6.95 deactivation fee for the old card. They say this is not negotiable, even though I was not told this by the customer service representatives I dealt with over email.

Terrible.

Other Thoughts: +5 for the great SSD.
-4 for the non-existent rebate.

If somebody from Corsair responds to this message, they are lying about their rebates. Their rebate system is horrific.

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  • Paul B.
  • 2/27/2012 2:09:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStill going strong after a month

Pros: Here is an update to my previous review. This is by far the fastest SATA II SSD I've used under 60gb. I'm using it with Linux Mint on the / partition and a Samsung 470 128gb for the /home partition. Now my system is much faster that it was with a a single OCZ Agility II 90gb SSD.

Cons: No mounting bracket included. The price came down after I bought it.

Other Thoughts: It's a Keeper!

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  • Michael J.
  • 2/23/2012 8:36:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat SSD

Pros: Cheap, silent, fast (boots windows in 20 seconds)

this DOES provide enough room for windows 7. I have win 7 ult 64bit running on it and I have 13GB left. Granted I only use this drive for the OS.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: great SSD. Get it.

Very fast, and IS, i repeat IS enough for windows.

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  • Arlen Z.
  • 2/9/2012 1:05:50 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Fast SSD

Pros: This SSD is the only ssd i have owned so far and just bought another one from New Egg this week for my intel Q9300 Setup. I have had no problems with the drive in that Asus mATX Nvidia board or my later board = Asrock 990FX Extreme 4 Amd 1100T BE WEI of the drive is at 7.5 to 7.6 , same speed as my memory and Cpu . The bottle neck is my video card a GT 240 WEI of 6.9 , but playing urban terror and Halo pc and web browsing don't need a better video card , maybe this summer I get one maybe. This Corsair SSD 40 is the fastest rated SATA II out there now and does keeps up with the 60 - 64 Gb SSD Sata III most of the time.

Cons: None it is a fast SSD.

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  • Paul B.
  • 1/10/2012 1:26:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks great so far

Pros: Faster than the OCZ Vertex 2 40gb SSD. No problems with SMART errors, like other Sandforce controller SSD's. Works great without firmware upgrades. I've installed Ubuntu and Linux Mint with no problems at all.

Cons: Kind of small capacity for a Windows 7, but plenty big for a Linux. Not a con for me, but it could be for others. That's why I gave it 4 eggs instead of 5.

Other Thoughts: I agree with the 4 and 5 egg reviews from other reviewers. There are hardly any 'bad egg' reviews, compared to some other SSD models. This drive isn't rated as high as the Mushkin 40gb SSD, but this drive is $15 cheaper too.

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  • Nigel H.
  • 1/8/2012 8:13:56 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat SSD

Pros: Fast, reliable and low power usage. Great for raid setups!

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Using 4 of these in raid 0, a little pre setup is required for ssd drives before hand if you want to get closer to advertised speeds, I write zeros to each drive and use Diskpart to format them to true 128k stripe, if you just use windows to format the drive and install it will be 1024k like a normal drive even if you have set it in your raid settings.
Make sure you do not format it when you install windows after you have it setup correctly. You also need to turn off windows indexing on your ssd drives.

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/28/2011 2:40:20 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast, Lots of IO, and stable

Pros: Fast drives! Everything is very responsive on the CentOS 6.2 system.

The synthetic benchmarks for raid 0 on a hardware raid card were 450 MB/s

I expected a little higher, but can't complain since that's average.

The price is reasonable in my opinion for what you get.

Cons: NULL

Other Thoughts: I would (and did) buy this again :)

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