Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK (240 GB)

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Item 6653: Corsair Force Series 3 240GB CSSD-F240GB3-BK
BrandCorsair
FamilyForce Series 3
PartCSSD-F240GB3-BK
Size240 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 year
CSSD-F240GB3-BK Reviews5 (avg: 5.0/5)
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 92.95 2.75
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 89.00 2.70
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 100.99 2.53
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 103.00 2.33
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 109.99 2.33
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 220.99 2.32
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 107.27 2.24
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 222.00 2.16
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 112.15 2.14
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 225.00 2.13
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 114.00 2.11
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 114.95 2.09
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 115.40 2.08
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 124.99 2.05
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 126.00 1.90
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 136.99 1.87
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 129.99 1.85
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 138.00 1.74
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 169.99 1.41
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 186.01 1.29
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 199.99 1.28
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 198.00 1.21
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 233.26 1.10
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 222.83 1.08
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 236.83 1.01
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 252.69 0.95
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.00 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.85 0.80
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 367.88 0.65
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 414.97 0.58
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 423.84 0.57
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 478.66 0.50
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 490.51 0.49
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N240GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 494.59 0.49
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 506.59 0.47
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 561.59 0.43
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 594.69 0.40
Patriot Wildfire PW240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 824.82 0.29

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-04-18 $199.00 -240.39
2015-04-18 $439.39 +240.39
2015-02-12 $199.00 -270.59
2015-02-11 $469.59 +15.09
2015-02-09 $454.50 -15.09
2015-01-16 $469.59 +23.29
2015-01-14 $446.30 +247.30
2014-12-20 $199.00 -270.59
2014-12-13 $469.59 +270.59
2014-11-16 $199.00 -270.59

Manufacturer's Specs

Performance
Sequential Read550 MB/s max
Sequential Write520 MB/s max
Random 4K aligned Write85,000 IOPS max
Power
Active2 W max
Idle/Standby/Sleep0.5 W max

External links

Corsair CSSD-F240GB3-BK Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: December 2011 - Dec. 29, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: November 2011 - Nov. 23, 2011
Hardware Heaven - Corsair Force 3 240GB SSD Review (10/10) Gold Award - Aug. 26, 2011

Other Corsair Force Series 3 Reviews & Benchmarks

ProClockers - Corsair Force 3 240GB SSD Upgrade Kit - July 5, 2012
Legit Reviews - Corsair Force 3 120GB SSD Review - Oct. 13, 2011
OCAHOLIC - Corsair Force 3 120 GB - Oct. 10, 2011
ProClockers - Corsair Force III 120GB Solid State Drive - July 28, 2011
VR-Zone - Corsair Force 3 120GB SSD drive review - July 27, 2011
Hot Hardware - SATA III SSD Round-Up: OCZ, Corsair, Patriot, Crucial - July 12, 2011
TweakTown - Corsair Force 3 120GB Solid State Drive Review - July 5, 2011
HEXUS - Corsair 120GB Force Series 3 SSD review - June 29, 2011
Guru3D - Corsair Force 3 120GB SSD review - June 28, 2011
KitGuru - Corsair Force 3 120GB SSD Review - May 31, 2011

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