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Corsair Launches Reactor and Nova Series Solid-State Drives

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Corsair Launches Reactor and Nova Series Solid-State Drives

Corsair has added the Reactor Series and Nova Series to its family of solid-state drives (SSDs).

The Reactor Series, including 60GB and 120GB drive capacities, is built using the new JMicron JMF612 controller. This second-generation controller from JMicron incorporates 128MB of DDR2 cache memory. The 120GB Reactor Series SSD delivers speeds of up to 250MB/s read and 170MB/s write, according to the company, while the 60GB Reactor Series SSD features speeds up to 250MB/s read and 110 MB/s write.

The Nova Series is built using the Indilinx Barefoot controller with 64MB of cache memory. It is offered in drive sizes of 64GB and 128GB. The 128GB Nova Series SSD is able to achieve speeds of up to 270MB/second read and 190MB/second write, while the 64GB Nova Series SSD delivers speeds up to 270MB/s read and 130MB/s write.

Both Reactor Series and Nova Series SSDs support the TRIM command in Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems.
  
For more information, visit the Corsair SSD product page.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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