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    How reliable are the Corsair Force SSD Drives

    The corsair are more expensive and quicker than Kinston and others, but has anyone had any catastrophic failures?

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    Re: How reliable are the Corsair Force SSD Drives

    I can't speak for modern variants, but my Corsair Force 120 drive has been utterly reliable for me for years.

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    Re: How reliable are the Corsair Force SSD Drives

    Force 120 GT in my wife's PC flaked out after some months in the usual Sandforce controller manner. Tried it in another machine to attempt to get the data off it, and it all booted up lovely. Still don't know what quite to make of that, both components seem fine but I guess her motherboard and that drive were *almost* compatible.

    Every component will have it's horror stories, I bought Corsair because I hoped if I needed to send it back I wouldn't have too much hassle as they seem to have a good reputation.

    Wife has a WD Black hard drive that she likes, I have a spare small SSD for messing about with, all happy

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    Re: How reliable are the Corsair Force SSD Drives

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    Every component will have it's horror stories, I bought Corsair because I hoped if I needed to send it back I wouldn't have too much hassle as they seem to have a good reputation.
    True in almost every way

    We've had problems with our Force series SSDs (SandForce base) back when we initially launched it. From FW reliability to Mobo SATA controller compatibility. But those issue are long gone. Since those days, we've been releasing more robust FWs that are more stable and compliant with third party SATA controllers. We haven't seen a major drawback in years except for the occasional DOA claims.

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    Re: How reliable are the Corsair Force SSD Drives

    Quote Originally Posted by Greybeard View Post
    Since those days, we've been releasing more robust FWs that are more stable and compliant with third party SATA controllers.
    Agree with Greybeard.

    How about Neutron and Neutron GTX's firmware then ? Is it written by Corsair or LAMD ?
    I tried to find right asnwer to publish, but got no chance

    http://www.ssdlabs.net/incelemeler/c...-amberin-gucu/

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