corsair force small Corsair launches Force Series F90 and F180 solid state drives

Corsair has announced the addition of the F90 and F180 to its Sandforce-driven Force Series solid state drive line-up. The Force Series provides exceptional performance of up to 285MB/sec and 275MB/sec in sequential read and write respectively, and a 4K random write throughput of up to 50,000 IOPS.

Corsair Press Release

corsair force Corsair launches Force Series F90 and F180 solid state drives

Expanded range of capacities for award-winning Force Series, all with exceptional performance and class-leading random-write IOPs

 

FREMONT, California — December 2, 2010 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced two additions to its award-winning Force Series™ SSD family. The new models include the F90 and F180 Force Series SSDs, with densities of 90GB and 180GB respectively.

 

Performance

These latest additions to the Corsair Force Series are built using the Sandforce SF-1200 SSD Processor, which provides exceptional performance, including read speeds of up to 285MB/sec and write speeds of up to 275MB/sec, with a 4K random write throughput of up to 50,000 IOPs. This is the same level of performance as that of enterprise-level SSDs, and results in unmatched system responsiveness.

 

“Corsair’s Force Series of SSDs have become extremely popular with enthusiasts and gamers, and with these two new capacities we can offer our customers greater flexibility to choose the capacity that best suits their budget,” stated Thi La, VP of Memory Products at Corsair. “The 90GB and 180GB capacities neatly fill the gaps in the current family, which now ranges from 40GB all the way to 240GB.”

 

TRIM Support

The F90 and F180 Force Series SSDs all implement the ATA TRIM command, supported by Windows® 7, which helps to maintain optimal performance over the drive’s lifetime.

 

Pricing and Availability

The F90 and F160 Force Series SSDs are available immediately from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. The MSRP of the F90 and F180 is US$189.99 and US$399.99, respectively.