Corsair 2.5 inch Nova Series SATA300
Impressive sequential read/write speeds.
Fastest reads out of all the drives in this roundup (210MB/s average).
Lower price than other drives, A slight increase in speed, Great availability.
Outstanding 270/203 MBps read/write speed with ATTO, IndilinxECO SSD processor supports TRIM, SMART, and GC, 2Year Corsair full product warranty, Very good enthusiastlevel operational I/O performance, Lightweight compact storage solution, Resistant t
A shock resistance rating of only 40Gforces.
No significant speed increase
Lacks integrated USB MiniB data connection, Not 3rdGeneration SATA6.0 compliant, No public firmware updates available
By Expert Reviews on May 15, 2011
Decent performance for a small-capacity SSD, but a 64GB disk is better value overall....60
By TechRadar on August 05, 2010
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By Techgage on July 14, 2010
On the first page, we spent quite a few words on exploring the various model SSDs Corsair sells on the market, and for one simple reason. Out of all the models listed there are only two worth considering, either because the others were superseded or...95
By X-bit Labs on July 08, 2010
The new SandForce controller and the Corsair Force drive based on it are a success. It offers high speed of processing files and has good performance at server loads, especially at really heavy loads. It would also be excellent as a disk for a home...-
By HardwareHeaven on June 20, 2010
It is worth shopping around for the Nova series SSDs as some stores have them priced quite close to the Force drives, where there is a gap in pricing the Nova offers an ideal entry into...90
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
The Corsair Nova drive is impressive, but...75
By IT Reviews on May 27, 2010
Part of the credit for the performance of the Corsair Nova is doubtless related to the state of the art 34nm Intel flash memory. A larger part can probably be attributed to the firmware for the Indilinx controller chip. The Corsair Nova beats the...-
By ZDNet UK on May 06, 2010
High prices for solid-state disks (SSDs) have historically restricted the business market to enterprises requiring performance for large databases or financial services, where microseconds really...-
By Maximum PC on May 04, 2010
'Nova,' as in 'new,' might be a misnomer—but the old ways are good, too With all the fancy new controllers out there—the SandForces, Toshibas, Da Vincis, and what have you—we were a little concerned that vendors would...80
By Hardware Canucks on April 21, 2010
It seems like every time we take a good, hard look at the SSD market there is a new company ready to make its entrance. Not long ago Western Digital announced their first SSDs following in the footsteps of Corsair, OCZ, G.Skill, Seagate, Patriot,...-