Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 (120 GB)

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Item 6314: Intel 320 Series 120GB SSDSA2CW120G310
BrandIntel
Family320 Series
PartSSDSA2CW120G310
Size120 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerIntel PC29AS21BA0
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Warranty3 year
SSDSA2CW120G310 Reviews2
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PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 59.99 2.00
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 119.99 2.00
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 64.99 1.97
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR480GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 244.99 1.96
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 264.29 1.94
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 125.99 1.90
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 68.49 1.87
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 139.99 1.83
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR480GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 267.95 1.79
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 142.95 1.79
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 135.65 1.77
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 138.99 1.73
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 74.29 1.72
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC480GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 5 279.99 1.71
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 150.84 1.70
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 292.49 1.64
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 295.00 1.63
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 159.99 1.60
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 79.99 1.50
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 165.88 1.45
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 167.98 1.43
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 89.99 1.42
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 89.99 1.42
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 85.49 1.40
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 177.23 1.35
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 189.95 1.35
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.99 1.33
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.99 1.33
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR180GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 134.99 1.33
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F360GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 360 3 269.99 1.33
SanDisk Ultra SDSSDH-120G-G25 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 90.00 1.33
Transcend SSD720 TS256GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 194.30 1.32
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 99.70 1.28
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 93.47 1.28
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 94.97 1.26
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 94.99 1.26
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 190.97 1.26
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 204.99 1.25
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 104.99 1.22
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 148.49 1.21
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 99.99 1.20
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 108.33 1.18
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 216.67 1.18
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 106.88 1.12
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR120GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 107.95 1.11
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 216.07 1.11
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 108.64 1.10
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 109.99 1.09
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 220.00 1.09
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 224.29 1.07
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 157.40 1.02
Kingston SSDNow V+200 KW-S2120-4B SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 119.99 1.00
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 240.00 1.00
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 160.21 1.00
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT2-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 3 Gb/s 512 256 3 262.99 0.97
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 124.99 0.96
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 249.99 0.96
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 251.04 0.96
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 125.58 0.96
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 127.00 0.94
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 135.81 0.94
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 259.00 0.93
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 130.00 0.92
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 279.95 0.91
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 264.13 0.91
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 132.70 0.90
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 267.40 0.90
OCZ Octane OCT1-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 287.54 0.89
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 289.95 0.88
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 146.40 0.87
Corsair Reactor Series CSSD-R120GB2-BRKT JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 120 2 139.99 0.86
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S37A/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 152.00 0.84
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 142.99 0.84
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 143.81 0.83
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 291.00 0.82
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 235.00 0.77
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 169.95 0.75
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-180G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 239.00 0.75
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 239.99 0.75
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 164.99 0.73
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 167.60 0.72
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 169.95 0.71
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 172.00 0.70
OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB Indilinx Barefoot 2 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 120 3 179.99 0.67
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 199.95 0.64
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 199.95 0.64
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 249.99 0.64
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW160G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 249.99 0.64
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.95 0.60
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 202.60 0.59
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 202.70 0.59
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 217.94 0.59
Verbatim 47371 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 223.01 0.57
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128N/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 231.99 0.55
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 294.60 0.54
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 226.45 0.53
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 229.90 0.52
Plextor PX-M5P Series PX-128M5P Marvell 88SS9187 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 5 249.95 0.51
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 237.70 0.50
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 254.59 0.50
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 246.59 0.49
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2CCA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 268.59 0.48
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-128D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 2 272.61 0.47
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 259.00 0.46
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 259.90 0.46
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 259.95 0.46
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2BAA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 289.95 0.44
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 299.00 0.40
Patriot Wildfire PW120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 329.95 0.36
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 335.49 0.36
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 349.95 0.34
OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G SATA 3 Gb/s 120 2 396.67 0.30

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-04-04 $246.59 +32.60
2014-04-04 $213.99 +2.49
2014-04-04 $211.50 +1.01
2014-04-04 $210.49 -1.01
2014-04-04 $211.50 -2.49
2014-04-04 $213.99 +2.49
2014-04-03 $211.50 -2.49
2014-04-03 $213.99 +2.49
2014-04-03 $211.50 -2.49
2014-04-03 $213.99 +2.49

Manufacturer's Specs

General
FlashIntel 25nm NAND
Unformatted Capacity234,441,648 sectors
EncryptionAES 128-bit
Performance
Sequential ReadUp to 270 MB/s
Sequential WriteUp to 130 MB/s
Random 4 KB ReadsUp to 38,000 IOPS
Random 4 KB WritesUp to 14,000 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 SSDSA2CW120G310 Reviews & Benchmarks

Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: May 2011 - May 31, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: April 2011 - April 27, 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
Guru3D - Intel series 320 SSD review - 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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