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Corsair Force GT 120GB SSD drive review

Corsair supplies the Force GT drive inside a small and relatively simple cardboard box. The drive weights only 80gr and requires no special shock protection, therefore the small box offers more than enough protection during shipping.

Inside the box you will find only a simple black 2.5” to 3.5” adapter and mounting screws for installing the drive inside a desktop case which does not support 2.5” devices.

The Force GT drive is housed inside a metallic casing identical to the one of almost every SSD drive currently available, with the exception that Corsair sprayed the top part of the chassis red, probably to give their product a “sporty” appearance. The red color should make this drive more popular among modders.

The bottom metallic plate of the drive is black and entirely clean.

Removing the metallic plate reveals the green PCB of the drive. The controller chip can be seen at the left side while the eight flash memory chips can be seen to the right.

Much like every top performance SSD nowadays, the Force GT utilizes the Sandforce SF-2281 controller.

The synchronous flash memory chips are manufactured by Micron and their part number is 29F64G08CBAAB-12A.

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