Corsair has shipped its Force Series GT SSD, which utilizes the SandForce controller and features a chassis which is coloured with its trademark fiery red theme. More details inside.

Corsair's Force Series GT SSD is targeted at hardware enthusiasts who will appreaciate the performance it has to offer. Using the new SandForce SF-2280 SSD processor and ONFI synchronous flash memory, the Force Series GT is able to deliver read speeds of 555MB/s, write speeds of 525MB/s and up to 85,000 random write IOPS. Although the Force Series GT SSD is a SATA 3 model, it will still be backward compatible with SATA 2 ports, allowing more options for consumers. The Corsair Force Series GT SSD will be available in July with a suggested retail price of US$149 for the 60GB and US$279 for the 120GB model. Pricing for the 240GB model is still unavailable. 

See more specifications at the Corsair Website.

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