Corsair today announced the Hydro Series H40 and Hydro Series H70 CORE liquid CPU coolers, as well as the worldwide availability of the 480GB Force Series GT SSD and 180GB and 480GB Force Series 3 SSDs.
Liquid CPU coolers
The Hydro Series H40 is Corsair's new entry-level liquid CPU cooler and is
designed to provide reliable liquid cooling at a price that's affordable for
mainstream computer users. Like all Corsair Hydro Series liquid CPU coolers,
the H40 is a self contained, closed-loop system that comes pre-filled and
never needs refilling. It works with most modern AMD and Intel sockets, and
comes with an illustrated quick start guide to make installation easy even
for CPU cooling novices.
The Hydro Series H70 CORE is based on Corsair's Hydro Series H70 and is
provided without the fans so users can personalize their cooling
performance. It is aimed at experienced PC performance enthusiasts who
already have 120mm fans, or who otherwise wish to supply their own fans. The
H70 CORE includes a 38mm double thick radiator for superior cooling
The H40 and H70 CORE will be available in October. The Hydro Series H40 has
an MSRP in the United States of $59 USD, and the Hydro Series H70 CORE has
an MSRP in the United States of $89 USD.
Corsair also today announced worldwide retail availability of the 480GB
Force Series GT SSD and 180GB and 480GB Force Series 3 SSDs.
The 180GB Force Series 3 targets consumers and IT professionals who want an
affordable step up from 120GB, and the 480GB models are ideal for
high-performance notebook PC users. T
Force Series GT SSDs use the SandForce SF-2280 SSD Processor, with native
support for SATA 6Gb/s (SATA 3), combined with ONFI synchronous flash
memory. Force Series GT SSD deliver out-of-box performance of up to 85K
Random Write IOPS, read speeds of up to 555 MB/s, and write speeds of up to
525 MB/s. The use of synchronous flash memory makes the Force GT Series
particularly adept at reading and writing non-compressible data, such as
video and music files.
Force Series 3 SSDs use the SandForce SF-2280 SSD Processor combined with
asynchronous flash memory technology to deliver strong value and SATA 6Gb/s
performance. The Force Series 3 has out-of-box read and write speeds of up
to 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s respectively, and up to 85K Random Write IOPS.
All Force Series 3 and Force Series GT models are also backward compatible
with SATA 2, and include an easy-to-use 3.5" adapter for use in both laptop
and desktop PCs.
The new Force Series 3 and Force Series GT SSD models are available from
authorized distributors and retailers worldwide at a US suggested retail
price of $249 USD for the Force Series 3 180GB, $799 for the Force Series 3
480GB, and $999 for the Force Series GT 480GB.