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Manufacturer Recertified Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F180GB3/RF2 2.5" 180GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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  • 2.5"
  • 180GB
  • SATA III
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Step Up to Solid-State Speed with Force Series 3

 

One of the best PC performance investments you can make.

You'll be amazed at the improvement over traditional hard drive access times the first time you turn on your computer, and for virtually everything you do with your PC. System startup, game and application load times, file loading, data transfers, and even shutdown times are all faster.

Your system will be more responsive, and you'll be more productive.

Add up all the time you spend all day waiting for your computer — starting up, loading game levels, saving large files and documents, and just moving data around — and it can be significant.

Using a PC can be a lot more enjoyable when it's not always making you wait.

 

 

The power of SATA 3 6Gb/second performance

 

The SATA 3 connection on the Force Series 3 offers up to 6Gb/s speed vs. SATA 2 drives that top out at 3Gb/s.

Great for the latest high-performance PCs.

There's fast, and then there's fast. Force Series 3 SSDs have even quicker read and write times when they're installed in PCs that use the latest SATA 3 interface.

Compatible with SATA 2 3Gb/s.

Haven't yet moved to SATA 3? Like all Corsair components, Force Series 3 SSDs are designed to last through several system upgrades. Adding a Force Series 3 today means that you'll still get incredible storage performance now, and your SSD will be ready for your next upgrade.

Force Series 3: Get more for less.

Choosing a Force Series 3 SSD helps your computing budget go farther. Powered by the SandForce SF-2200 controller, they deliver outstanding SATA 3 6Gb/s performance, with prices that are comparable to lower-performance SATA 2 3Gb/s solid-state drives.


Corsair SSDs: Designed for Performance and Durability

 

Corsair SSDs are 2.5" wide, the same size as notebook hard drives. An adapter is included for mounting in standard desktop PC 3.5" drive bays.

TRIM Support

Force Series 3 SSDs feature support for the Windows® 7 TRIM command. This allows them to store only the data they need and perform memory optimization to ensure the fastest possible write speeds.

Reliability

Because SSDs have no moving parts, they can handle shock, vibration and temperature changes far in excess of traditional hard drives. That's important for desktop PCs, and essential for notebooks.

Cool and Quiet, with Low Power Consumption

Traditional mechanical hard drives spin at thousands of revolutions per minute. This takes power, and generates noise and heat. Since SSDs have no moving parts, there's no noise or vibration, and the lower power consumption helps keep things cool inside your PC.

3.5" adapter

The 2.5" form factor allows for installation in most notebook PCs with no adapter required. If you're adding a Force Series 3 SSD to your desktop PC, use the included 3.5" adapter to mount it in any standard hard drive bay.

 


 

Force Series 3 Specifications


 

  Force Series 3 60GB Force Series 3 90GB Force Series 3 120GB Force Series 3 180GB Force Series 3 240GB Force Series 3 480GB
Sequential Read Speed 550 MB/s 550 MB/s 550 MB/s 550 MB/s 550 MB/s 550 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed 490 MB/s 500 MB/s 510 MB/s 520 MB/s 520 MB/s 520 MB/s
Maximum IOPs (4K Aligned) 85K 85K 85K 85K 85K 85K
Form Factor 2.5 inch
Interface SATA III (6 Gb/s)
Warranty 3 Years

 


Learn more about the Corsair CSSD-F180GB3/RF2

General

Brand
Corsair
Series
Force Series 3
Model
CSSD-F180GB3/RF2
Device Type
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For
Consumer

Physical

Form Factor
2.5"
Capacity
180GB
Interface
SATA III
Controller
SandForce

Performance

Max Sequential Read
Up to 550MB/s
Max Sequential Write
Up to 515MB/s
4KB Random Write
Up to 85,000 IOPS
MTBF
2,000,000 hours

Features

Features
SATA 6Gb/s (SATA 3) connectivity

High performance SandForce SF-2200 SSD controller

Native TRIM support (O/S support required)

RAID Support

BGC (Background Garbage Collection)

Increased reliability and quieter operation over standard hard disk drives

Significantly lower power usage than traditional hard drives for increased notebook battery life

2.5" form factor for your portable computer needs

Environmental

Operating Temperature
0°C ~ +55°C
Storage Temperature
-20°C ~ +85°C
Operating Humidity
10% to 90% RH

Recertified

Manufacturer Recertified
Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
30 days limited
Labor
30 days limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 30 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 30 days


Customer Reviews of the Corsair CSSD-F180GB3/RF2

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  • Melvin H.
  • 8/13/2013 10:17:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice drive

Pros: Bought refurbished unit - somewhat cheaper .... works like a champ once you tweak a few settings.

Cons: didn't install itself

Other Thoughts: Did fresh install of win 7 -64bit. At first it seemed the install was going slow but after 25 minutes all was OK. Boot time decreased to 20 seconds from power on to desktop instead of 1min 20 secs.

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  • Kyle F.
  • 3/30/2013 12:26:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Drive, Good Price

Pros: Fast drive, good price, gets a 7.3 in windows much better then the 5.9 I was getting with my old Samsung 1tb sata 6 drive. 1 year replacement was cheap only 16.99.

Cons: None

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