A-Data S511 Series SATA600
SATA 6 Gbps support.
3 year warranty.
Rugged metal case.
3.5" adapter included.
Outstanding 559/516 MBps read/write speed with ATTO.
TCG OPAL security with 256bit AES encryption.
Toplevel enthusiast operational I/O performance.
Needs SATA 6 Gbps controller to perform best.
Can not win price/performance.
Some manufacturers offer five year warranty.
By Expert Reviews on June 17, 2012
So-so scores and a high price make this a disappointing drive...60
By Tom's Hardware UK on March 01, 2012
What makes one SandForce-based SSD different from the others that appear to be just like it? We round up 10 models with 60 GB of capacity to explore the effects of NAND interfaces. We also stumble across some interesting data related to full drives....-
By GadgetMac on February 15, 2012
All SSD drives have one thing in common, speed. And lots of it. These little lightweights are the superchargers that will boost whatever OS it is that you are using. That's all sounds very good, but good things do come at a cost, and SSD drives have...40
By Pureoverclock on January 29, 2012
As we've said before and we'll continue to preach at any opportunity we get, the biggest bottleneck in modern systems is the traditional platter hard drive; after using an SSD in your system you'll wonder how you ever survived without one...-
By GadgetNutz on December 26, 2011
Posted in ReviewsRecently I was building myself a new Windows-based computer and the ADATA people came along and offered me a review unit from their new S511 line of Solid State Drives (SSD). If you’ve never heard of an SSD think of it as a USB...-
By X-bit Labs on December 19, 2011
We can’t give you definite recommendations about the 240-gigabyte ADATA S511 because, like every other SSD with a second-generation SandForce controller, it’s an ambiguous product. On one hand, this controller can deliver very high...-
By Tom's Hardware UK on November 23, 2011
Welcome to the sixth iteration of our highest-ranked SSDs at any given price point. We updated our recommendations to reflect the recent price drops on second-gen SandForce hardware. There are several good deals to be found for right about £150....-
By StorageReview on November 16, 2011
The ADATA S511 240GB is an extraordinary performer, just as we would expect from a Sandforce SF-2281 powered SSD. It clocked in at almost twice the speed of the previous generation, a great step up for ADATA. Sequential performance is superb, but the...-
By Legion Hardware on November 08, 2011
When we first tested the Vertex 3 the BSOD and disconnect issues were annoying, and although OCZ was able to ease their frequency it was still a major issue for the product and those like it. After many months of users complaining about the...-
By MadShrimps on October 17, 2011
The S511 60GB SSD from ADATA incorporates the new processor from Sandforce, code name SF-2281VB1-SDC and delivers very good performance on the SATA3 interface; before using the product, we must make also sure that AHCI is selected in the motherboard...-