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Manufacturer Recertified Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3/RF2 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Manufactured Recertified Factory Refurbished

  • 2.5"
  • 120GB
  • SATA III
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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. The Corsair Force Series 3 SSDs offer maximum performance for your ultimate system with up to a maximum read speed of 550 MB/s and max random 4K write of 85,000 IOPS. 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, application load times, data transfers, and even shutdown times are all faster. Also, your system will be more responsive with Force Series 3 SSDs. Add up all the time you spend all day waiting for your computer — starting up, loading game levels, saving large files and documents — and it can be significant. Using a PC can be a lot more enjoyable when it's not always making you wait.

  • newegg Industry-Leading Performance & Endurance Driven by the second generation of SandForce SSD controller SF-2200, the Corsair Force Series 3 is designed and built to unleash the full potential of the 6Gbps SATA III interface. The Force Series 3 pushes the limits in both sequential and random data transfer rates, significantly improving your productivity, gaming, multimedia, and overall computing experience. In addition, the SSD controller’s integrated enhanced DuraClass Technology is architected to leverage today’s densest MLC NAND Flash memory, delivering best-in-class performance, endurance, security, and power efficiency in a “DRAM-less”, single chip solution.
  • newegg A superior PC experience In addition to enhanced performance, Corsair Force Series 3 SSD promotes cooler, quieter, and more energy efficient conditions compared to traditional mechanical hard drives. With no moving parts, SSDs provide peace of mind with their superior durability and reliability.
  • newegg Trim support Force Series 3 SSDs feature support for the Windows 7 TRIM command, which allows them to store only the data they need and perform memory optimization to ensure the fastest possible write speeds.

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


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  • HEATH Z.
  • 7/22/2015 10:22:06 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: very good price-performance
arrived fully functional in like-new condition
probably the most efficient upgrade you can buy if you're still running your OS and favorite programs off a mechanical HD

Cons: doesn't come with a SATA cable, but you probably have an extra and if not you can buy one on newegg for like $3

Other Thoughts: bought this for my dad to speed up his computer

used a freeware tool called EaseUS Todo Backup to clone his old OS drive onto this one

this allowed me to make an exact copy of his OS with all his settings and stuff without having to do a reinstall

I bought a 120GB SATA II SSD like 3-4 years ago, and it cost me over 4x this price and has less performance than this one plus some compatibility issues, so the technology is improving rapidly

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  • Jeffrey G.
  • 7/2/2015 3:33:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDID NOT WORK

Pros: Was Cheap and what i thought a good brand.

Cons: acted funny from the day i installed it. had been giving me trouble everytime i start up my system. now it wont even boot at all. Iv only had it for about a month and did not use it much at all. im trying to return it but i guess it has been too long. i feel very ripped off and it looks like i am not the only one. i dont even know why new egg would offer a product like this. it is a complete waste of money and more importantly time. very disappointed!

Other Thoughts: not only is the product poor but new eggs customer service is just as bad.

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  • Joseph C.
  • 6/29/2015 3:51:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs50% DOA

Pros: Inexpensive

Cons: Two of four drives I bought were DOA and the BIOS would not recognize them. I took them to a local computer repair shop to ensure that I wasn't mistaken. The repair shop confirmed my diagnosis. Unfortunately, I didn't test them within the first 30 days. Neither Newegg nor Corsair will honor the drives. Corsair even declined my offer to pay them to fix the drives.

Other Thoughts: There are other drives of this size for similar price. I would suggest buying a different brand or at least a different model.

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  • sean c.
  • 5/14/2015 10:09:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdo not buy!!!!

Pros: Fast transfer while it works

Cons: First one I bought died in less than a week.figuring it may be a fluke, I Rma'd for a replacement. It worked fine for about a month then died. Will never buy referb corsair again. Pay the tiny bit more for ocz or any other mfg with less issues.

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  • Jonathan N.
  • 4/29/2015 4:32:06 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdon't waste your time or money

Pros: cheap ssd

Cons: DOA, bought it for a future upgrade, and it has not even soo much as been shown present in any app, bios, or OS.
I am a huge Corsair fan, but this has made me loose some faith in their products. Not even the Corsair ssd support app can discover it.

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  • Richard J.
  • 4/2/2015 9:26:45 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsUnreliable

Pros: It was a cheap SSD and booted my machine in 15 sec.

Cons: The first drive I received was DOA (which seems to be common for this drive). I was satisfied with my service for replacement.

The second drive worked great for exactly 45 days. Too bad the limited warranty was up after 30 days. The machine was off for the last week and when I turned it on, nothing. The drive refuses to register just like the previous DOA drive.

Other Thoughts: I've had great experiences with refurbished equipment as it is usually tested prior to being re-released into the wild. Corsair seems to have an escape in their quality process considering the number of DOA drives. I wonder if this this is an issue in their new drives? I don't think I want to take that gamble, but at least the warranty period would be longer.

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  • Dane C.
  • 3/29/2015 10:11:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsA good deal if it continues to work.

Pros: As with any SSD drive, this drive loads very fast... when it loads. More on that later.

It's also quite affordable, in the short term. Potentially a gamble in the long term, at least in my experience.

Cons: This thing worked fine for about the first 3 weeks. After that it started having this startup issue. Now anytime I start up my computer, the drive is not recognized as a proper boot disk and asks me to insert something into my second boot drive (The CD drive) and press any key. it takes me around 5 or 6 restarts to get it to boot into windows normally. This also happens with restarting from sleep mode, where it will load up the password screen, but not load into windows from there (It just black screens). Again, rebooting 5 or 6 times from that allows me to boot into the same windows I let it sleep from. Honestly this is unnacceptable, as the whole reason I bought a solid state drive was because of the supposed quick boot up times.

Once I get it to load it's fine, and it's quick to load up games installed on the drive, but really I'm just worried that its going to crash and I'm going to be left with a paper weight, a weekend of re-installation blues. It's also annoying, because I have student editions of ARCGIS and other software that I have to contact my school to get a new code for.

Other Thoughts: I tried to return this for a potentially non broken version, however I had waited past the 30 day return window. Let this be a warning - if your part appears broken, don't try and weather the storm, or bother tinkering with your BIOS. Just send it back.

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  • Torin A.
  • 3/26/2015 11:58:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNot cool

Pros: The second one works nicely

Cons: DOA, had to pay half the cost of the ssd in question to ship the dead one back. The replacement came fast because i paid a huge deposit but still not impressed. You sent me a paper weight, corsair, and then made me pay the outrageous return shipping on it in order to get what i paid for and what you agreed to provide me with in the first place. You may have just lost a customer, i havent decided yet. Man up and stand behind your products, this is completely ignorant and and you know it.

Other Thoughts: Corsair left me two options, either pay the $30 to get a working one or accept my $60 loss and go elsewhere for an SSD. I'm curious as to what would have happened if the second one was also DOA...

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  • Baodi N.
  • 3/26/2015 7:42:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot going to buy refurbished again

Pros: price was good considering I paid $200 for a non refurbished corsair force series 3 120gb ssd.

Cons: ssd does not always show up on hard starts. I have to power on/off the computer. I checked my sata cables, sata ports, and psu... all is good... it is definitely the ssd. I'm outside of RMA range.

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  • Michael R.
  • 3/23/2015 7:42:54 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsStay away

Pros: Cheap

Cons: The first 3 I got were all dead. Each one was tested with 3 different motherboards and 1 laptop. The first 3 were all completely dead.

Since I could not get a refund because it was refurbished I had to keep sending them back in hopes I would finally get one that worked.

After almost 2 months of returns and test the last one finally worked. I sold the last one I got and will never buy again.

Other Thoughts: Beware of refurbished drives from Corsair.

I am not saying Corsair is a bad company but the Quality Control has some major issues.

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