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
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 99.61 2.41
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 109.95 2.33
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 110.00 2.18
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 61.08 2.10
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 114.99 2.09
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.99 2.05
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 119.99 2.00
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 131.77 1.94
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 135.00 1.90
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 129.98 1.85
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 64.99 1.85
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 129.99 1.85
Super Talent TeraNova FTM12N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 2 65.00 1.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 142.95 1.79
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 67.99 1.76
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 69.99 1.71
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 76.99 1.66
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 144.95 1.66
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 75.99 1.58
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 75.99 1.58
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 154.99 1.55
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 157.99 1.52
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 84.99 1.41
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 129.99 1.38
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 91.99 1.30
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 92.97 1.29
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 93.99 1.28
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 101.63 1.26
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 105.85 1.21
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 135.00 1.19
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 101.49 1.18
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 101.95 1.18
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 104.99 1.14
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Patriot Pyro PP120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 108.89 1.10
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 148.25 1.08
OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB Indilinx Barefoot 2 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 120 3 129.99 0.92
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW120G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 129.99 0.92
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 132.65 0.90
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 137.40 0.87
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 139.00 0.86
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 143.97 0.83
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 149.00 0.81
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 149.99 0.80
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 164.29 0.78
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 159.95 0.75
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 167.60 0.72
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 168.72 0.71
OCZ Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 3 187.70 0.64
Kingston SSDNow V+200 SVP200S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 199.00 0.60
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 224.15 0.54
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 235.27 0.51
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 239.95 0.50
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 249.99 0.48
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 261.89 0.46
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 264.59 0.45
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 278.11 0.43
Corsair Neutron Series CSSD-N120GB3-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 282.59 0.42
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 284.43 0.42
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 300.59 0.40
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 325.46 0.37
Patriot Wildfire PW120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 329.95 0.36
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 347.89 0.34
OCZ Vertex 3 Low Profile 7mm Series VTX3LP-25SAT3-120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 349.99 0.34
Corsair Reactor Series CSSD-R120GB2-BRKT JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 120 2 380.99 0.31
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 382.31 0.31
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 399.99 0.30
Corsair Force Series CSSD-F120GB2-BRKT SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 411.52 0.29
OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G SATA 3 Gb/s 120 2 425.21 0.28
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 443.15 0.27
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 453.59 0.26
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 466.31 0.26
OCZ Solid 2 Series OCZSSD2-2SLD120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 640.46 0.19
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH120G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 6999.00 0.02

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-10-19 $139.00 -10.99
2014-10-17 $149.99 +7.00
2014-10-17 $142.99 -7.00
2014-10-01 $149.99 +10.99
2014-09-15 $139.00 -35.99
2014-08-21 $174.99 -14.01
2014-08-20 $189.00 +40.00
2014-08-13 $149.00 -100.99
2014-08-07 $249.99 -44.74
2014-08-07 $294.73 +44.74

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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