Corsair unveils the new entry-level Force LS Series SSDs
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The new Corsair Force LS Series SSDs have been announced earlier this week, thus becoming the first Corsair SSDs to be powered by the Phison SATA 6 Gb/s controller. The rest of Corsair's Force family consists of the following series: Force 3, Force GT and Force GS series, all featuring the popular LSI Sandforce SF-2200 controller.
According to Corsair, "Force Series LS provides cost-effective, reliable solid-state storage for any PC or notebook with a standard 2.5” drive bay. It offers SATA 3 6GB/s speed with SATA 1 and 2 support, and a 7mm height for wide compatibility." The list of specifications also includes the following:
- Max Sequential Read (ATTO): Up to 560MB/s
- Max Sequential Write (ATTO): Up to 535MB/s
- Native TRIM support (O/S support required)
- RAID Support BGC (Background Garbage Collection)
- MTBF: 1 million hours
The Corsair Force LS SSDs are backed by a 3 year warranty with prices/capacities as follows: $69.99/ 60 GB, $109.99/ 120 GB and $199.99/ 240 GB. All these models would make excellent upgrades for older PCs or notebooks and they will available for purchase soon.