Get fast, Secure the win - Faster application loads and better performance.
Stay ahead of the competition when you level up to 6Gb/s performance. Intel SSD continue to evolve with the latest 520 Series. Available in a wide range of capacities, the 520 Series offers built-in data protection features and delivers exceptional performance over hard drives.
New Level of Performance
Built with compute-quality Intel 25 nanometer (nm) NAND Flash Memory, the Intel SSD 520 Series accelerates PC performance where it matters most. With random read performance up to 50,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS) and sequential read performance of up to 550 megabytes per second (MB/s), your PC will blaze through the most demanding applications and will handle intense multi-tasking needs. Couple that read performance with random writes up to 80,000 IOPS and sequential writes of 520 MB/s to unleash your applications. With the Intel 520 Series SSD, Intel continues to deliver solutions designed to satisfy the most demanding professionals, gamers, media creators, and technology enthusiasts.
Superior Data Protection Features
The new Intel SSD 520 Series offers the best security features of any Intel SSD to date and comes pre-configured with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 bit encryption capabilities. In the event of theft or loss of your computer, you have the peace of mind that your personal data is secured by an advanced encryption technology.
Additionally, the Intel SSD 520 Series contains “End to End Data Protection” ensuring integrity of stored data from the computer to the SSD and back.
Proven Reliability with Lower Operating Costs
With no moving parts, the Intel SSD 520 Series reduces your risk of data loss due to laptop bumps or drop, all while consuming less power than a traditional hard drive—so you can stay mobile longer.
Now that your work is safe, use the world-class performance of the Intel SSD 520 Series to dominate your gaming competition or to reach new levels of creativity and productivity. The choice is yours!
Technical Specifications - Intel Solid-State Drive 520 Series
Capacity = 240GB
NAND Flash Memory = 25nm Intel NAND Flash Memory Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Compute-Quality Components
Sustained Sequential Reads up to SATA-III (SATA-II) = 550 MB/s (280 MB/s)
Sustained Sequential Writes up to SATA-III (SATA-II) = 520 MB/s (260 MB/s)
IOPS Random 4 KB Reads up to 50,000 IOPS
Iops Random 4 KB Writes up to 60,000 IOPS
Out-of-the-Box Write Performance (IOPS) = 80,000 IOPS
Interface = SATA-III 6Gb/s, compatible with SATA-II 3Gb/s
Life Expectancy = 1.2 million hours Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Operating Temperature = 0°C to 70°C
RoHS Compliance = Meets the requirements of European Union (EU) RoHS Ecological Compliance Directives
Product Health Monitoring and Data Migration
Intel Data Migration Software at www.intel.com/go/ssdinstallation
Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox with Intel® SSD Optimizer at www.intel.com/go/ssdtoolbox
Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) commands