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/$)
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 92.95 2.75
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 179.99 2.67
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 92.15 2.60
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 104.99 2.44
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 2 106.00 2.26
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 114.99 2.23
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 222.00 2.16
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.88 2.14
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 114.39 2.10
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 115.00 2.09
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 116.62 2.06
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC480GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 247.98 1.94
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 249.99 1.92
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 125.80 1.91
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 129.99 1.85
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.99 1.85
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 104.99 1.71
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 279.99 1.71
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 3 154.78 1.55
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 129.79 1.39
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 177.00 1.36
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/256G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 3 188.91 1.36
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 177.49 1.35
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 227.19 1.32
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 139.99 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
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 293.68 1.23
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Patriot Torqx PFZ256GS25SSDR Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 2 212.95 1.20
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 245.52 1.04
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 236.81 1.01
OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 255.69 1.00
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 245.18 0.98
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 285.42 0.90
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM56GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 256 2 291.63 0.88
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 281.00 0.85
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX250G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 250 2 299.95 0.83
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
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 230.65 0.78
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F180GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 259.52 0.69
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 299.99 0.60

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2014-12-16 $331.61 +47.37

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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