The past year has been a real interesting one for solid state drives. The “big” companies have really taken a real interest in the consumer market and since they are the ones that own the fab houses it is really hard for smaller companies to offer an advantage in price and features. Corsair is a company we always know for quality products and have made a pretty good name for themselves in the SSD market. Today we will be taking a look at their Neutron XT 240 GB solid state drive. They have teamed with Phison, making use if their PS3110 quad-core controller and Toshiba 19 nm MLC NAND. With this combination Corsair says this drive is , “designed for the absolute best in class performance” for a 2.5-inch solid state drive”. Will that hold true? Read on as we find out!
The Neutron XT comes in a nice retail package. On the front there is a picture of the drive and it lets us know some of the specifications of the drive itself as well as the capacity.
Flipping the package over there is not much on the back but a statement about the Corsair Neutron Series.
Getting everything out of the package you have the Corsair Neutron XT solid state drive, a 9.5 mm to 7 mm spacer, and a warranty guide.