Corsair released a new SSD series today branded Accelerator. Like the name suggests, this series is aimed for caching purposes and is bundled with NVELO's DataPlex caching software. Corsair actually showcased the Accelerator series at CES 2012 but it hasn't been available until today. Corsair Accelerator Series Specifications Capacity 30GB 45GB 60GB Raw NAND Capacity 32GiB 48GiB 64GiB Controller SF-2141 SF-2181 SF-2181 Interface SATA 3Gb/s Sequential Read 270MB/s 280MB/s 280MB/s Sequential Write 240MB/s 260MB/s 260MB/s Warranty Three years Price $69 $84 $99 The Accelerator series will be available in three capacities: 30GB, 45GB and 60GB. A caching SSD doesn't need to be really large because it only stores the most frequently accessed data; as an example, Intel's Smart Response Technology is limited to 64GB. Caching is also mainly aimed toward average users as utilizing two separate drives can be difficult for a novice user, but more advanced users usually want total control of their...

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