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Corsair Force Series LX

Corsair Force Series LX
alaScore 94

45 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 reviews of Corsair Force Series LX. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Corsair Force Series LX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : (

Corsair Force LX 256GB Solid State Drive Review


Top read speeds, Good software, One of the cheapest drives, Aluminium casing, Barely effected by conditioning

Mediocre write speeds

When I get a new Corsair product into my hands I expect one thing – for it to work great aand perform at least as advertised. This is simply due to the fact that it has always been for me that way, and this time wasn’t any different. The Corsair Force...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by : Henry Butt (

Corsair Force LX 512 GB SSD Review


Today we are going to take a look at one of Corsair's latest solid state drives, the Force LX 512 GB Today we are going to take a look at one of Corsair's latest solid state drives, the Force LX 512 GB. This is targeted at the mainstream enthusiast...

Solid sequential performance.

The 256GB model offers more bang for buck.

An excellent, effectively priced Solid State Drive from Corsair.

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : MyCE (

Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD Review – A budget SSD (5)


Let us summarise the most important positive and negative points below: As I said in the beginning of my review, SSDs are moving forward at a vast rate, but we still need drives that are pushing the price down that also have very good performance....

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Richard Weatherstone (

Corsair Force LX 256GB Review


The new Force LX SSD from Corsair looks to set new standards while retaining its appeal to the budget conscious. See how it gets on in our latest review.

Aggressively priced ; Great read speeds ; 7mm Casing

Mediocre Write speed

Knowing that the Corsair Force LX was an SSD designed for the budget conscious we weren't expecting blistering performance but truth be told for the price, we were pleasantly surprised. Not only did the Force LX beat some of the more expensive drives...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Overclock3D (

Corsair 240GB Force GT RAID0 Review

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (

Corsair Force LX (256GB)


The Corsair Force LX (256GB) is a solid-state drive (SSD) with a good capacity at a reasonable price.

Nice Price. Strong performance on most tests. SSD Toolbox software available via download.

Middling large file write speeds. 512GB max capacity. No added accessories for larger laptop and desktop installations.

For more details, check out the Corsair Force LX (256GB) review on our sister site, Computer Shopper.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Ashok Pandey (

Corsair Force LX 128 GB SATA 3


A lightweight and superfast SSD to replace old hard drives The solidly built Corsair Force LX 128 GB SSD is only 7 mm thick and 2.5 inches form factor. The slim SSD comes in an attractive, full-metal, black colored casing

Build quality, design, performance, silent, no heat, ultrabook and notebook compatible, two years warranty

Write speed below par

For people looking to upgrade their PC with a SSD, Corsair Force LX 128 GB SATA 3 SSD is a viable choice.

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Phoronix (phoronix)

Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD

Sep, 2014

Expert review by : The Guru of 3D (guru3d)

Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD review


Low pricing pricing for a successful SSD is incredibly important these days. Hence Corsair pursued a product that allowed them not to compromise on quality, not on price, and not on endurance. By releasing the Forec LX series SSD, Corsair did have to...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : (

Corsair Force LX SSD Review (256GB) – A Great Budget-Friendly SSD


The Corsair Force LX solid state drive and the new Silicon Motion controller perform exactly how they should for an entry-level SSD. It would have been nice to have had a few goodies thrown in as well, but it's hard to go wrong with a price point this...

May, 2014

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black
Internal: Yes
SSD form factor:2.5"

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 93
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Other features


Packaging Data

Manual: Yes
Package depth:13.6
Package height:1.6
Package weight:90
Package width:11.2


Data Transfer Rate:6
Mean time between failures (MTBF):1500000
Memory Type:MLC
Read speed:560
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
TRIM support: Yes
Wi-Fi: No
Write speed:150 / 300


Operating voltage:5
Power consumption (read):4.6
Power Consumption (Standby):0.6
Power consumption (write):4.6


Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Technical Details

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 93
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7