Product information: 520 Series 240GB 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Hard DriveGet Fast. Play Fierce.
Faster game and application loads, less lag, smoother visuals.
Stay ahead of the competition when you level up to 6.0 gigabits per second (Gb/s) performance
Cherryville Solid-State Drives (SSDs) continue to evolve with the Intel®
SSD 500 Family. Available in a wide range of capacities, Cherryville SSDs
offer built-in data protection features and deliver exceptional
performance over hard drives.
New Level of Performance
Built with compute-quality Intel 25 nanometer (nm) NAND Flash Memory, Cherryville SSDs accelerate PC performance where it matters most. With random read performance up to 50,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS)1 and sequential read performance of up to 550 megabytes per second (MB/s)2, 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 IOPS3 and sequential writes of 520 MB/s2 to unleash your applications. With Cherryville SSDs, Intel continues to deliver solutions designed to satisfy the most demanding gamers, media creators and technology enthusiasts.
Superior Data Protection Features
The new Cherryville SSDs offer the best security features of any Intel® Solid-State Drive 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 Cherryville SSDs contain “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 Cherryville SSDs reduce 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 Cherryville SSDs to dominate your gaming competition or to reach new levels of creativity and productivity. The choice is yours!
- Capacity: 240GB
- Controller: SandForce SF-2281
- Maximum Read: 550MB/sec
- Maximum Write: 520MB/sec
- Max I/O Per Second (IOPS): 80000 IOPS (4KB File)
- NAND Flash: Multi-Level Cell (MLC)
- Interface: SATA-III / 6Gbps (Backwards compatible with SATA-II / 3Gbps)
- TRIM Support (Requires Windows 7)
- Warranty: 5 years