Intel Corporation announced today its fastest client/consumer solid-state drive (SSD) to date, the Inter Solid-State Drive 520 Series, a 6 gigabit-per-second (gbps) SATA III SSD produced using Intel compute-quality 25-nanometer (nm) NAND memory process technology.
Aimed at delivering world-class performance for even the most demanding PC enthusiasts, gamers, professionals or small-medium business (SMB’s), the Intel SSD 520 has fast throughput performance, new security features and reliability to meet even the most intensive user requirements.
The Intel SSD 520 delivers up to 80,000 maximum 4k random write Input-Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) and up to 50,000 4K random read IOPS to speed through every day operations. High sequential read performance of up to 550 megabytes-per-second (MB/s) and up to 520MB/s sequential writes also markedly accelerate and improve user productivity. This is backed by thousands of hours of Intel testing and validation, including more than 5,000 individual tests, as well as a 5-year limited warranty.
The Intel SSD 520 has a wide range of user capacities from 60GB to 480GB, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 bit encryption capabilities and stronger password protection for added security in the event of theft or power loss.
Intel is offer SSD 520 drives in 60GB, 120GB, 180GB, 240GB and 400GB units. However, in Pakistan only 240GB SS-drive is available which priced at Rs. 45,000.