Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F180GB3-BK (180 GB)

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Item 7299: Corsair Force Series 3 180GB CSSD-F180GB3-BK
BrandCorsair
FamilyForce Series 3
PartCSSD-F180GB3-BK
Size180 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 year
CSSD-F180GB3-BK Reviews1 (avg: 4.3/5)
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 85.00 2.82
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 92.95 2.75
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 97.99 2.61
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 216.99 2.36
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 102.00 2.35
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 109.99 2.33
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
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 225.41 2.13
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 114.33 2.10
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 115.22 2.08
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 124.99 2.05
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 130.00 1.97
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 121.95 1.97
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 124.99 1.92
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 125.00 1.92
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 255.99 1.88
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 276.37 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 3 142.99 1.68
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 311.47 1.54
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 159.99 1.50
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW600G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 600 3 417.76 1.44
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW600G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 600 3 421.67 1.42
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW600G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 600 3 457.40 1.31
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW480A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 379.99 1.26
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 239.79 1.25
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 193.99 1.24
Transcend SSD720 TS512GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 435.78 1.17
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 154.76 1.16
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 217.83 1.10
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 229.00 1.05
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 248.00 1.03
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-360G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 349.99 1.03
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX250G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 250 2 243.74 1.03
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 234.00 1.03
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 251.60 1.02
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 300.99 1.00
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 262.80 0.97
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-180G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 188.99 0.95
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 198.97 0.90
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 199.00 0.90
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 401.05 0.90
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 269.99 0.89
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 290.78 0.83
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.00 0.80
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.79 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.85 0.80
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 224.99 0.80
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 303.81 0.79
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 275.00 0.65
Kingston SSDNow V+100 SVP100S2/256G Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 391.73 0.65
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/256G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 3 397.23 0.64
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 418.59 0.61
Intel DC S3700 Series SSDSC2BA200G301 SATA 6 Gb/s 200 341.17 0.59
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 419.47 0.57
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 423.14 0.57
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 449.99 0.53
Corsair Neutron Series CSSD-N240GB3-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 451.59 0.53
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 458.00 0.52
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTX200G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 200 3 387.02 0.52
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F180GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 383.59 0.47

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-04-20 $383.59 +124.07
2015-02-17 $259.52 +1.19
2015-02-15 $258.33 -1.19
2015-02-11 $259.52 +11.96
2015-02-09 $247.56 -11.96
2015-01-08 $259.52 -10.31
2015-01-04 $269.83 -40.47
2014-12-29 $310.30 +14.78
2014-12-28 $295.52 +24.20
2014-12-27 $271.32 -60.29

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-F180GB3-BK Reviews & Benchmarks

TweakTown - Corsair Force Series 3 180GB Solid State Drive Review (86/100) - April 26, 2012

Other 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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