Our contempo allusive analysis of solid accompaniment drives based on the SandForce SF-2281 ambassador accepted that there are performance-relevant factors added than the ambassador itself. The best of NAND beam anamnesis and its architectonics can additionally be awful important.
The SF-2281 actuality an eight-channel controller, the majority of SSDs (except for entry-level models with a accommodation of beneath than 120 gigabytes) advance all eight. However, the cardinal of chips and NAND accessories on anniversary approach can affect the consistent performance, too.
Roughly speaking, the added beam anamnesis accessories are affiliated to anniversary ambassador channel, the better. This is aloof how the centralized algorithms of the SandForce ambassador work.
One aftereffect is that the SF-2281 makes SSDs faster as they abound beyond in accumulator capacity. You may accept noticed that blueprint of 240GB SSDs are college than those of their lower-capacity cousins.
Thatís not aloof a business ambush confined to advance large-capacity products. Practical tests announce that 120GB SSDs absolutely acquisition it adamantine to attempt with 240GB ones. That's why Corsair's Force 3 and Force GT disks werenít ablaze in our antecedent review.
These alternation were aloof represented with lower-capacity models which fell abaft their 240GB opponents (OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS, Kingston HyperX and OCZ Agility 3). We now demand to accomplish our apology to Corsair as the aggregation has provided us its 240GB Force 3 and Force GT products.
So, we are going to see the departure among solid-state drives of various memory capacities, assuming the SandForce-based Corsair Force 3 and Force GT serial as an modles. Letís first assume a appearance at every product we are going to try.