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The Corsair Neutron 240 GB

The Corsair Neutron features a metal casing which should do a good job of protecting the internal components for damage. There are warranty seals in place to prevent you from tampering with the insides.

Corsair Neutron 240 GB vs. OCZ Agility 4 256 GB SSD ReviewFigure 2: The Corsair Neutron 240 GB

On the top side of the PCB there are eight 16 GiB Micron 29F128G08CFAAB memory chips, alongside a single 128 MiB K4T1G08QF cache chip.

Corsair Neutron 240 GB vs. OCZ Agility 4 256 GB SSD ReviewFigure 3: The Corsair Neutron 240 GB PCB

Turning the PCB over, you can see the Link-A Media LM87800 controller and the other eight 16 GiB memory chips and a further 128 MiB cache chip.

Corsair Neutron 240 GB vs. OCZ Agility 4 256 GB SSD ReviewFigure 4: The Corsair Neutron 240 GB PCB (underside)

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Henry has been taking apart computers since the age of 10, which eventually lead to a career in technology journalism. He's written for numerous leading UK technology websites as well as writing advisory articles for Best Buy.