Corsair Force Series LS SSD Line Announced
Corsair Brings Cost-Effective Solid-State Storage to Notebook and Desktop PCs
Corsair®, a worldwide designer of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the release of the Force Series® LS solid-state drive (SSD) line. Available in 240GB, 120GB, and 60GB capacities, Force Series LS SSDs provide consumers a cost-effective way to upgrade their notebook or desktop PCs to faster, more reliable solid-state storage.
The 7mm-high Force Series LS SSDs can be installed into most desktop or notebook PC with a standard 2.5” or 3.5” drive bay (3.5” bays require optional adapter). The drives feature SATA 3 6GB/s support for optimal performance with the latest systems, and are backward compatible with SATA revision 1.0 and 2.0 for maximum compatibility. A copy of the powerful Corsair SSD Toolbox software utility is included as a free download.
Force Series LS SSDs feature a Phison 6Gb/s SSD controller with Toshiba NAND which delivers high speed file transfer speeds of up to 555MB/s read and 535MB/s write, up to 10 times faster than standard hard drives. The new drives support TRIM, garbage collection, and S.M.A.R.T commands and include built-in an advanced dynamic and static wear-leveling algorithm to extend the lifespan of the drive flash memory.
Corsair offers a comprehensive line of SSDs, with a wide selection of controllers, uniquely positioning Corsair to offer the latest, fastest technology. Corsair backs up this performance with warranties that, on average, are the longest of any major SSD manufacturer.
Pricing, Availability, and Warranty
The Force Series LS SSDs are available in 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB capacities at MSRPs of $69.99, $109.99, and $199.99 USD. The SSDs are available immediately from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorized retailers and are backed with a three year warranty and Corsair’s renowned customer service and technical support.
Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company’s award-winning products include DDR3 memory upgrades, mobile storage drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, PC speakers, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, system monitoring and control devices, PC cooling products, and computer cases.