Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F480GB3-BK (480 GB)

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Item 7297: Corsair Force Series 3 480GB CSSD-F480GB3-BK
BrandCorsair
FamilyForce Series 3
PartCSSD-F480GB3-BK
Size480 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 year
Disk Controller Interface Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 197.99 2.42
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 214.29 2.39
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 222.00 2.16
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 5 239.99 2.13
Crucial M4 CT512M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 267.77 1.91
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 254.00 1.89
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 270.34 1.78
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW600G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 600 3 412.77 1.45
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW600G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 600 3 417.69 1.44
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 334.99 1.43
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 349.00 1.38
Crucial m4 CT512M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 377.77 1.36
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW600G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 600 3 457.40 1.31
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW480A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 377.95 1.27
Transcend SSD720 TS512GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 436.00 1.17
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW600G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 600 3 625.00 0.96
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F480GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 599.00 0.80
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-512G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 5 649.99 0.79
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC512D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 649.99 0.79
OCZ Vertex 3 Low Profile 7mm Series VTX3LP-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 649.89 0.74
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW480A3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 750.40 0.64
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F480GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 985.59 0.49
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-480G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 1319.90 0.36
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 1646.41 0.29

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-05-22 $599.00 -307.59
2015-05-22 $906.59 +307.59
2015-04-24 $599.00 -307.59
2015-04-06 $906.59 +307.59
2015-01-12 $599.00 +6.15
2015-01-12 $592.85 -6.15
2014-12-25 $599.00 -307.59
2014-12-21 $906.59 +307.59
2014-11-01 $599.00 -307.59
2014-10-19 $906.59 +166.60

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 Force Series 3 Reviews & Benchmarks

ProClockers - Corsair Force 3 240GB SSD Upgrade Kit - July 5, 2012
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
Legit Reviews - Corsair Force 3 120GB SSD Review - Oct. 13, 2011
OCAHOLIC - Corsair Force 3 120 GB - Oct. 10, 2011
Hardware Heaven - Corsair Force 3 240GB SSD Review - Aug. 26, 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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