Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 (300 GB)

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Item 6215: Intel 320 Series 300GB SSDSA2CW300G3B5
BrandIntel
Family320 Series
PartSSDSA2CW300G3B5
Size300 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerIntel PC29AS21BA0
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Warranty3 year
SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Reviews1
Disk Controller Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR480GB SandForce SF-2281 480 3 207.95 2.31
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 480 3 226.99 2.11
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 480 2 235.00 2.04
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 512 3 264.63 1.93
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F480GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 480 3 299.99 1.60
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/480G SandForce SF-2281 480 3 305.99 1.57
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 480 3 309.99 1.55
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/480G SandForce SF-2281 480 3 321.88 1.49
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 360 3 269.99 1.33
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW480A310 SandForce SF-2281 480 5 369.20 1.30
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 512 5 399.99 1.28
PNY Prevail SSD9SC480GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 480 5 404.19 1.19
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-360G SandForce SF-2281 360 3 374.49 0.96
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 300 3 329.89 0.91
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 300 3 384.79 0.78
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 300 3 505.65 0.59

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-08-22 $379.99 -14.39
2014-08-21 $394.38 -20.76
2014-08-20 $415.14 -0.85
2014-08-19 $415.99 -44.00
2014-08-19 $459.99 +44.00
2014-08-17 $415.99 -44.00
2014-08-15 $459.99 +44.00
2014-08-14 $415.99 -44.00
2014-08-14 $459.99 +44.00
2014-08-06 $415.99 +16.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
FlashIntel 25nm NAND
Unformatted Capacity586,072,368 sectors
EncryptionAES 128-bit
Performance
Sequential ReadUp to 270 MB/s
Sequential WriteUp to 205 MB/s
Random 4 KB ReadsUp to 39,500 IOPS
Random 4 KB WritesUp to 23,000 IOPS
Latency - Read75 us
Latency - Write90 us
Power On to Ready2 s
Power
Active150 mW
Idle100 mW
Reliability
Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate1 sector in 10^16 bits read, max
Power On/Off Cycles50,000 cycles
Minimum Useful Life/Endurance Rating5 years

External links

Intel SSDSA2CW300G3B5 Reviews & Benchmarks

Legit Reviews - Intel 320 Series 300GB SSD Review w/ 25nm Flash! - March 28, 2011

Other Intel 320 Series Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: February 2012 - Feb. 28, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: January 2012 - Jan. 24, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: December 2011 - Dec. 29, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: November 2011 - Nov. 23, 2011
KitGuru - Intel 320 Series 300 GB SSD Review - Nov. 17, 2011
techPowerUp - Intel 320 Series SSD 300 GB Review - Oct. 14, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: October 2011 - Oct. 14, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: August 2011 - Aug. 26, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: July 2011 - July 18, 2011
Hardware Secrets - Intel 320 Series SSD 160 GB Review - June 22, 2011
Benchmark Reviews - Intel SSD 320 Series Solid State Drive - June 15, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: May 2011 - May 31, 2011
Guru3D - Intel series 320 SSD review - April 27, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: April 2011 - April 27, 2011
Hardware Heaven - Intel 320 Series 300GB Solid State Drive Review - April 15, 2011
Register Hardware - Seven SSD sizzlers - April 7, 2011

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