Intel 330 Series SATA600
Low cost per gigabyte.
SATA 6 Gbps support.
3 year warranty.
Approaches high-end drives in some benchmark tests.
Custom firmware designed to increase drive stability and longevity.
Slower than typical highend SSDs.
Pricey compared to other "mainstream" drives.
9.5mm thickness means it won't fit in many laptops.
A bit sluggish (relatively speaking) in our real-world file-transfer test.
By goldfries.com on February 10, 2013
The 330 range of Intel SSD is one of Intel's new generation SSD that uses flash controllers made by SandForce instead of the ones by Intel. This review was made possible by Intel And here's the result of the test using CrystalDiskMark. ...-
By uk.hardware.info on February 08, 2013
In June, 2012 we published a large group test of SSDs with capacities of 120/128 GB and 240/256 GB . Those are still the most popular sizes, judging from what people search for on Hardware.Info. The world of SSDs didn't stand still, and since then a...-
By Computeractive on February 07, 2013
The Intel 330 180GB SSD costs just 67p per gigabyte – this is significant as many previous models have been far more expensive. However, perhaps the most surprising thing about Intel's 330 SSD series (code named Maple Crest) is the controller...-
By techPowerUp! on December 21, 2012
Intel's 330 Series SSD offers 180 GB of storage capacity, which has the potential to turn into the new sweet spot segment. Nowadays, drives with 120 GB end up being too small for many users, but 240 GB is still too expensive. Also, many users...88
By Computer Shopper on December 10, 2012
Intel's mainstream SSD mostly impresses on performance and bundled accessories. It's priced a bit higher than some faster drives, though, so you may want to look elsewhere unless you put stock in Intel's stability and longevity claims....70
By Hardware Secrets on November 20, 2012
We can see from our tests that the Intel 330 Series 120 GB and the Kingston HyperX 3K 120 GB are fairly evenly matched in terms of performance, as there were no tests in which one significantly outperformed the other.From the comparison table in the...-
By theregister.co.uk on August 08, 2012
Intel has pitched the 120GB 330 SSD into the most competitive SSD market segment – covering 120GB/128GB capacities. While there are cheaper SSDs in this price range, many will re-assured by the Intel badge on the device alone. That said, the...80
By Expert Reviews on August 06, 2012
Strong performance, a great price and a useful upgrade kit, but other drives are quicker for the same...80
By AnandTech on August 01, 2012
Earlier this year Intel introduced its second SandForce based SSD: the Intel SSD 330. While Intel had previously reserved the 5xx line for 3rd party controllers, the 330 marks the first time Intel has used something other than its own branded...-
By TechRadar on July 24, 2012
Performance. Reliability. Affordability. All things you really want in a solid-state drive, but is it a case of never the twain shall meet? Until now the answer was yes, but the new Intel 330 Series SSD 60GB could be the first SSD to put the full...70