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Intel DC S3700

Intel DC S3700
alaScore 89

10 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Intel DC S3700. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Intel DC S3700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Anand Lal Shimpi (

The Intel SSD DC S3700 (200GB) Review


When Intel arrived on the scene with its first SSD, it touted superiority in controller, firmware and NAND as the reason it was able to so significantly outperform the competition. Slow but steady improvements to the design followed over the next year...


Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Paul Alcorn (

Intel DC S3700 800GB Enterprise SSD Review


Intel releases the DC S3700 SSD for datacenter applications, featuring a new proprietary controller, optimized firmware and HET-MLC providing ten drive writes per day of endurance and class-leading performance consistency.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Timothy H. (

The speed is worth the money


Automatically detected with Windows Server 2012. Windows Server 2008 requires a driver download and install. After easy driver install, immediately recognized. Won't mirror (raid 1) with windows active raid, but from what I can gather, redundancy is...

Amazingly fast. Easy Install.

Price is high, but if you have to have the speed, just pay the money and smile. Can boot to it, but requires some special configuration. I'm booting to a regular ssd and this card is my second drive.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: velvetlady (

Superior Product


I have three of these drives in my notebook computer, set up in a RAID array. The difference in speed of my notebook computer with conventional mechanical hard drives and with the solid state Intel units is almost unbelievable. With no moving parts the...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Kyle G (

Great drive for a ZFS ZIL


Great drives to use in a mirror as a ZFS ZIL SLOG

High drive write endurance ~14 PB compared to the S3500's ~450TB drive life ; Fast ; Intel ; Works in almost any bit of hardware ; Capacitor backed to ensure writes do not get corrupted ; Not too expensive for an enterprise grade SSD


Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Guido (



I bought this for reliability! If it maintains its specs as new in 5 years, it will be worth the price.Intel Enterprise SSDs are the only major manufacturer who actually guarantee performance consistency.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: GABE (

A gift


i got this as a gift for my daughter who is now going to be in the 5th grade. I wanted to make a pc for her that would be fast enough for her programming and youtube videos. good buy

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications


Product codename:Fultondale / Taylorsville
Product Family:Data center SSD
Product series:Intel DC P3700 / Intel DC S3700
SSD form factor:1.8" / 2.5" / HHHL (CEM2.0)


End-to-End Data Protection: Yes
PCI Express interface data lanes:X4
Random read (8KB):275000 / 285000 / 295000
Random write (8KB):32000 / 45000 / 90000
SSD ARK ID:71913 / 71914 / 71915 / 71916 / 71917 / 71918 / 79621 / 79624 / 79625 / 79627
SSD usage tag:Data center
SSD usage tagging:Data center

Technical Details

Born on date:Q2'14 / Q4'12
Drive capacity:100 / 200 / 2000 / 400 / 800
Launch date:2012-11-12T14:00:00 / 2014-06-03T00:00:00
Market segment:SRV
Product brief URL: /
Product name:Intel SSD DC P3700 Series (2.0TB, 2.5in PCIe 3.0, 20nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC P3700 Series (400GB, 1/2 Height PCIe 3.0, 20nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC P3700 Series (400GB, 2.5in PCIe 3.0, 20nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC P3700 Series (800GB, 2.5in PCIe 3.0, 20nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (100GB, 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (200GB, 1.8in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (200GB, 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (400GB, 1.8in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (800GB, 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC)
Sequential reading:2700 / 2800 / 500
Sequential writing:1080 / 1900 / 200 / 365 / 460
Sequential writing speed:1080 / 1900 / 200 / 365 / 460
SSD components:Intel NAND Flash Memory Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Technology
SSD endurance rating:10 drive writes per day for 5 years / 14.6 PBW (JEDEC Workload), 10 DWPD / 62 PBW (JEDEC Workload), 17 DWPD / 7.3 PBW (JEDEC Workload), 10 DWPD
SSD form factor:1.8" / 2.5" 15mm / 2.5" 7mm / HHHL (CEM2.0)
SSD hardware encryption:AES 256 bit
SSD interface:PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 / SATA 3.0 6Gb/S
SSD power consumption (active):12W (write), 9W (read) / 18W (write), 9W (read) / 2.9 W / 25W (write), 11W (read) / 4.3 W / 4.4 W / 5.3 W / 6 W
SSD power consumption (idle):4W / 650 mW
SSD shock:1,000 G/0.5 msec / 1000G/0.5msec / 50 G Trapezoidal, 170 in/s
SSD weight:115gm / 125gm / 185gm / 49 grams ± 2 grams / 70 grams ± 2 grams / 73.6 grams ± 2 grams
Status:4 / End of Life / Launched