Corsair Force Series CSSD-F40GB2-A (40 GB)

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Item 6422: Corsair Force Series 40GB CSSD-F40GB2-A
BrandCorsair
FamilyForce Series
PartCSSD-F40GB2-A
Size40 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-1200
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Warranty3 years
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 109.95 2.33
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 104.75 2.29
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR480GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 219.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 110.00 2.18
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 114.99 2.09
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 115.00 2.09
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.98 2.05
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.98 2.05
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.99 2.05
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 124.99 1.92
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 127.65 1.88
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 129.98 1.85
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 64.99 1.85
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 65.00 1.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 70.97 1.80
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 142.95 1.79
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL80GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 80 3 47.97 1.67
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 76.99 1.66
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3/90G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 90 3 55.00 1.64
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 79.08 1.62
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 75.99 1.58
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 157.99 1.52
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 81.48 1.47
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 169.98 1.41
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 84.99 1.41
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 174.65 1.37
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 91.99 1.30
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 184.99 1.30
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 99.98 1.28
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/60G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 46.99 1.28
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 93.99 1.28
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 102.25 1.25
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 98.99 1.21
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 135.00 1.19
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 216.67 1.18
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-64GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 54.99 1.16
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 219.99 1.16
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 160.49 1.12
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 107.80 1.11
Patriot Pyro PP120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 109.98 1.09
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 148.25 1.08
SanDisk SSD SDSSDP-064G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 59.99 1.07
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 113.97 1.05
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-60GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 59.41 1.01
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S37A/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 129.95 0.98
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 122.76 0.98
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-64G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 64 3 67.16 0.95
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-60GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 63.08 0.95
OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB Indilinx Barefoot 2 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 120 3 129.99 0.92
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR60GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 65.04 0.92
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S3D7/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 139.06 0.92
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-64GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 69.99 0.91
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-60G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 65.95 0.91
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-90G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 90 3 103.60 0.87
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 140.00 0.86
Transcend SSD320 TS64GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 74.98 0.85
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F90GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 90 3 105.95 0.85
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 142.44 0.84
A-DATA S599 AS599S-40GM-C SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 40 3 48.84 0.82
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/90G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 90 3 109.99 0.82
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 147.55 0.81
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CT040G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 40 3 49.99 0.80
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 149.99 0.80
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 149.99 0.80
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 149.99 0.80
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S3D7/64G SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 80.00 0.80
Super Talent TeraNova FTM06N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 2 75.00 0.80
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 166.69 0.77
Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V60GB2A SATA 3 Gb/s 128 60 3 78.35 0.77
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-64D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 2 84.99 0.75
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 159.95 0.75
Patriot Pyro PP60GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 79.99 0.75
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2BN/64GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3 88.25 0.73
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 167.60 0.72
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 80 3 112.00 0.71
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 169.90 0.71
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 170.49 0.70
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 90.95 0.70
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 171.00 0.70
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 80 3 120.00 0.67
Patriot PS-100 PS64GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 3 99.00 0.65
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100 SVP100S2B/96G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 96 3 149.00 0.64
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.00 0.60
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 199.00 0.60
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW060A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 5 101.28 0.59
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 219.95 0.58
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 206.51 0.58
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C60G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 60 2 105.79 0.57
Micron RealSSD p400e MTFDDAK100MAR-1J1AA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 100 179.43 0.56
OCZ Synapse Cache SYN-25SAT3-64G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 116.80 0.55
Super Talent VSSD FTM64GL25V Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2 117.51 0.54
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW080G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 80 3 149.00 0.54
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 224.15 0.54
Patriot Torqx 2 PT264GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 64 2 119.95 0.53
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW080G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 80 3 149.99 0.53
OCZ Onyx OCZSSD2-1ONX64G Indilinx Amigos SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 2 121.90 0.53
Intel DC S3700 Series SSDSC2BA100G301 SATA 6 Gb/s 100 192.00 0.52
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL60G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 60 3 119.00 0.50
Transcend TS64GSSD25S-M SATA 1.5 Gb/s 64 2 129.95 0.49
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-64GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 64 3 131.63 0.49
OCZ Vertex LE OCZSSD2-1VTXLE100G SandForce SF-1500 SATA 3 Gb/s 100 3 209.99 0.48
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/90G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 90 3 204.83 0.44
Crucial m4 CT064M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 146.37 0.44
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F90GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 90 3 213.70 0.42
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTX50G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 50 3 119.90 0.42
Patriot Torqx PFZ64GS25SSDR Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 2 154.06 0.42
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH080G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 80 3 194.97 0.41
OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGT80G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 80 3 199.00 0.40
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-90G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 90 3 224.98 0.40
Crucial v4 CT064V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3 166.59 0.38
Micron RealSSD p400e MTFDDAK050MAR-1J1AA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 50 131.09 0.38
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW060A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 5 160.65 0.37
Transcend SSD720 TS64GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 175.96 0.36
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BT040G3 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 40 1 112.00 0.36
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CT040G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 40 3 112.35 0.36
Crucial m4 CT064M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 179.95 0.36
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S3N7A/64G SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 184.49 0.35
OCZ Solid 3 SLD3-25SAT3-60G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 179.00 0.34
Patriot Zephyr PZ64GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 64 3 195.48 0.33
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC064D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3 199.99 0.32
Corsair Reactor Series CSSD-R60GB2-BRKT JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 60 2 195.00 0.31
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV125-S2BD/64GB SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3 209.95 0.30
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-60G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 198.95 0.30
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE60G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 60 3 199.99 0.30
Crucial Adrenaline CT050M4SSC2BDA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 50 3 168.52 0.30
Intel X25-V SSDSA2MP040G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 40 3 135.00 0.30
Cavalry Pelican CASD00064MIS JMicron JMF602 SATA + USB 64 1 219.68 0.29
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX60G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 60 3 219.00 0.27
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE60GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 60 3 219.59 0.27
Patriot Inferno PI60GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 60 5 226.00 0.27
Corsair Force Series CSSD-F40GB2-A SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 40 3 189.06 0.21
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CT040G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 40 3 6999.00 0.01
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BT040G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 40 3 6999.00 0.01

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-09-21 $189.06 -2.60
2014-09-15 $191.66 -1.45
2014-08-18 $193.11 +3.74
2014-07-25 $189.37 -7.39
2014-02-04 $196.76 +156.77
2013-01-26 $39.99 -94.82
2012-04-18 $134.81 +10.00
2012-04-17 $124.81 -10.00
2012-04-17 $134.81 +10.00
2012-04-17 $124.81 +11.46

Manufacturer's Specs

General
FlashMLC NAND
TRIM SupportYes
ControllerSandForce SF-1200
Performance
Sequential Read280 MB/s
Sequential Write270 MB/s
IOPS50,000 (4K aligned)
Power
Idle0.5 W
Active2 W
Reliability
MTBF1 million hours
Warranty3 year

External links

Corsair Force Series Reviews & Benchmarks

Register Hardware - Seven SSD sizzlers - April 7, 2011
[OC]ModShop - Corsair Force F40 40GB SSD Review - Dec. 10, 2010
HEXUS - Corsair Force Series F80 SSD: to RAID or not to RAID? - Sept. 10, 2010
TweakTown - Corsair Force 40GB Solid State Drive - Sept. 7, 2010
Vortez Hardware - Corsair Force F40 SSD Review - Aug. 25, 2010
ThinkComputers - Corsair Force Series F120 120GB Solid State Drive Review - Aug. 24, 2010
StorageReview.com - Corsair Force F40 Review (40GB) - Aug. 13, 2010
KitGuru - Corsair Force F40 40GB SSD Review – in Raid 0 - Aug. 11, 2010
StorageReview.com - Corsair Force F120 SSD Review - July 20, 2010
PureOverclock - Corsair Force F120 SSD - July 8, 2010
Overclockers Club - Corsair Force Series 100GB SSD Review - July 5, 2010
Hot Hardware - 7-Way SSD Round-Up: Sandforce vs. JMicron - June 25, 2010
Hot Hardware - 5-Way SSD Round-Up: Sandforce vs. JMicron - May 25, 2010
Benchmark Reviews - Corsair Force F100 SSD Review - April 21, 2010

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