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Corsair Force Series 3 180GB Solid State Drive Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Apr 26, 2012 4:35 pm
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Corsair

HD Tune Pro


Version and / or Patch Used: 4.00

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HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:


Benchmark: measures the performance

Info: shows detailed information

Health: checks the health status by using SMART

Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

Temperature display


HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.





Thanks to SandForce's latest firmware the Force Series 3 is able to read sequentially at the same high rate as the Force GT. Both drives are able to read the compressible data used in HD Tune Pro at 417MB/s.




When writing compressible data sequentially there is a small difference between the Force GT and the Force 3. Both drives achieve more than 400MB/s which is very good for any SSD.

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