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Corsair Performance Pro 128GB review

The win-win nature of the latest Marvell SSD controller

By  from PCFormat Issue 267
Product Type
Solid State Drive
Product Family
Performance Pro
Drive Interface
SATA
Drive Width
2.5"
Drive Interface Standard
SATA/600
Brand Name
Corsair
Drive Type
Internal
Storage Capacity
128 GB
Maximum Read Transfer Rate
500 MBps
Maximum Write Transfer Rate
300 MBps
Product Series
Pro
Manufacturer
Corsair
Product Name
Performancer Pro MLC Solid State Drive
Product Line
Performance
Manufacturer Part Number
CSSD-P128GBP-BK
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.corsair.com
Marketing Information

Performance Pro Series SSDs tap into the power of the Marvell SATA 6 Gb/s controller for reliable performance across multiple platforms and PC configurations.

With an impressive ATTO Max performance of up to 515MB/s Sequential Read and 440 MB/s Sequential Write, Performance Pro Series solid-state drives offer incredibly fast boot and application load times that will make you wonder why anybody still uses old-fashioned mechanical hard drives. This isn't just limited to files that can be compressed and decompressed on the fly Performance Pro Series SSDs offer similar performance when reading and writing compressed and non-compressible data. Since serious PC users work with so much compressed data audio, images, and video files are just a few examples it's a difference you'll notice every day.

With full support for the TRIM command, you'll get great performance under Microsoft Windows 7. Performance Pro Series goes one step further, with built-in advanced background garbage collection. It automatically uses idle time to optimize data storage, so that disk writes are consistently fast. Since this technology is built-in, you'll get strong performance with Mac OS X and Linux as well.

Weight (Approximate)
80 g

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