Intel SSD 510 120GB MLC SATA600



The Intel SSD 510 drops Intel's traditional 7mm design that uses a shim to reach the 9.5mm thickness of a standard 2.5" drive. The drives casing now measures 3.92 x 2.74 x 0.37" (99.8 x 69.63 x 9.5mm) and weighs 0.18lbs (81.6 grams). It boasts read and write speeds of 450MB/s and 210MB/s. Naturally, the SATA 6Gb/s interface is essential to achieving these staggering read speeds.
Intel SSD 510 120GB MLC SATA600

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By TechSpot on

Ideally we would've benched the larger 250GB version of the 510 Series as the majority of the high-end SSDs tested were around this size, but unfortunately Intel couldn't provide us with a review sample in time. This placed the Intel SSD 510...

By MyCE on 90

Let us summarise the most important positive and negative points below:The main positive points: Positive:Silky smooth operation as a system drive (during the test period). Excellent reading and writing performance. Good 4K random I/O performance....

By on 72

Intel’s move away from making its own drive controllers has come as a surprise, and the Intel 510 120GB didn't feel like the well-rounded SSD we expected. Compromises have been made in terms of random read and write performance to ensure high...

By TechRadar on 70

Just as the world and its faithful canine companion gets ready to release its new SandForce-powered SSDs, Intel has jumped the gun with its Intel 510 Series 120GB SSD.Intel might not be the first name that comes to mind when you think about SSD's as...

By on 80

A solid release from Intel, but we had hoped for a little...

By on 60

Any new Intel product arrives with huge expectations, and the company usually delivers on one of two fronts: price or performance. Yet, at £220, the 120GB Intel 510 Series SSD struggles to deliver on either. With a heavy focus on sequential...

By PC Pro on 67

One of the fastest drives we’ve seen for those who demand top-speed data transfers...

International Review By on 90

Intels SSD 510 mit dem neuen Marvell-Controller ist unter Verwendung eines SATA-III-Anschlusses extrem schnell, wenn es um das sequentielle Lesen bzw. Schreiben großer Dateien geht. Bei den Anwendungsstarts und den zufälligen Zugriffen liegt...

International Review By 01Net on 80

Le disque SSD 510 120 Go d’Intel se révèle globalement véloce, surtout si vous disposez d’une carte mère avec un contrôleur Sata 3 adéquat, et dispose d’une excellente offre logicielle. Il manque cependant...

International Review By Mundobip on

Esta es la primera review en la que tenemos a Intel como colaborador de . Para comenzar qué mejor forma que con un SSD de última generación, el SSD Intel 510 Series de 120Gb. Ésta unidad está basada en memoria NAND...

International Review By Forum PCs on

Já faz algum tempo que o gargalo de desempenho de PCs e notebooks vinha sendo o disco rígido. E não sem motivo. Os discos de tecnologia magnética cresceram incrivelmente no tamanho, mas proporcionalmente muito pouco em performance...

International Review By PC-Experience on

Intel hat unserer Meinung nach fast alles richtig gemacht, sie verzichteten auf die 25nm Fertigung und beschritten den traditionell sicheren Weg, was sich ja auch schon in der Vergangenheit durch kaum nenneswerte Ausfälle ihrer SSDs widergespiegelt...

International Review By TweakPC on

Zunächst einmal zeigt sich Intels erste SATA III SSD wie erwartet stark bei den sequentiellen Leseraten und kann sich hier deutlich von SATA II Laufwerken absetzen. Wie aber der direkte Vergleich zur gleichen SSD an SATA III und SATA II zeigt, sind...

International Review By Hardware France on

En conservant peu ou prou le même contrôleur depuis septembre 2008, Intel s’est clairement fait dépasser en termes de performances. En attendant un éventuel nouveau contrôleur maison, le constructeur a lancé il y a peu une nouvelle...