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Intel ® SSDSA2CT040G3B5-1PK SSD 320

Intel ® SSDSA2CT040G3B5-1PK SSD 320
alaAverage 4.1

29 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews from magazines and websites.

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(Based on 29 reviews)

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Intel SSD 320 Series (300GB)


But there's no getting around the fact that, at its core, the SSD 320 is essentially an older drive in a newer package that must compete with next-generation SSDs—many of which are already venturing into more exciting territory. Intel claims sequential...

Increased security features. Inexpensive compared with other recent drives

Lacks support for 6Gbps SATA

The successor to Intel's popular and powerful X25-M, the 300GB SSD 320 Series solid-state drive is a strong performer with some useful features—but its support for slower SATA II makes it seem a little old-fashioned in 2011.

Silver Tachometer Award

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Intel SSD 320 Series Solid State Drive


Capacities available from 40GB-600GB ; Delivers nearly 20K IOMeter IOPS performance ; Outstanding 283/175 MBps read/write speed with ATTO ; Built-in 128-bit AES data encryption ; Enhanced power-loss data protection ; 5-Year Intel product warranty...

Faster current-generation SSDs exist

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to ensure...


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Intel SSD 320 Series 300GB Solid State Drive Review


Intel officially announced the new SSD 320 Series drives yesterday, which feature proprietary Intel SSD controllers paired to cutting edge 25nm NAND flash memory. This new family of drives, however, isn't geared for ultra-high performance. While still...

Good Performance ; Competitive Pricing ; Security and Reliability Features

Doesn't Clearly Outpace Some Much Older Drives ; Only" SATA II

The Intel SSD 320 series 300GB drive proved to be one of the better performing SATA II drives we have tested. Overall, the SSD 320 series drive is faster than the previous-gen X25-M G2, especially in sequential write speeds. Versus the SandForce...


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Intel SSD 320 300GB: we review Intel's new generation SSD


Intel's new generation SSDs arrive without the latest SATA technology. See how the 300GB SSD stands up to our tests.

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Review: Intel SSD 320 Series 300Gb


The Intel SSD 320 series is designed and aimed at the mainstream market and performance users. It uses Intel's homegrown SSD controller. The 300GB model offers sequential read speeds of up to 270MB/s and sequential write speeds of 270MB/s. As far as...

Product Specifications


Backup Function: No
Hot Swap Function: No


Ethernet: No
Fibre Channel: No
Firewire: No
Serial ATA: Yes
Ultra ATA: No
Wireless LAN: No

General Features

BUS powered: No
BUS-powered: No
Internal / External:Internal