Corsair unveils the new entry-level Force LS Series SSDs
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.