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/$)
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 99.95 2.56
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 94.99 2.53
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC480GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 189.99 2.53
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.76 2.19
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 109.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 110.00 2.18
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 59.99 2.13
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
Super Talent TeraNova FTM48N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 2 229.00 2.10
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-512GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 3 249.99 2.05
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC120GMDF-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 59.99 2.00
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 129.99 1.97
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 124.99 1.92
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC256D/AM Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 135.00 1.90
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 127.65 1.88
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-480G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 480 3 259.00 1.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.29 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
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 138.00 1.74
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 69.99 1.71
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 149.99 1.71
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 76.96 1.66
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 79.99 1.60
A-DATA S510 AS510S3-120GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 75.99 1.58
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 152.99 1.57
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 78.00 1.54
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 161.80 1.48
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 109.40 1.46
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 175.00 1.37
PNY Prevail SSD9SC120GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 88.99 1.35
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 89.80 1.34
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 182.99 1.31
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL120GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 91.70 1.31
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 5 195.99 1.31
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Patriot PS-100 PS256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3016-S3 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 256 3 200.00 1.28
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 100.58 1.27
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 189.99 1.26
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 95.00 1.26
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 190.00 1.26
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 194.99 1.23
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC120GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 98.25 1.22
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F180GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 148.00 1.22
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 105.85 1.21
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
Patriot Pyro PP120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 99.99 1.20
Plextor PX-M3 Series PX-256M3S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 5 219.99 1.16
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 210.09 1.14
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW300G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 300 3 269.00 1.12
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 221.83 1.08
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW160G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 149.95 1.07
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 249.00 1.03
Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 257.77 0.99
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 245.09 0.98
G.SKILL Phoenix III FM-25S3-120GBP3 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 122.74 0.98
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 253.42 0.95
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 135.40 0.95
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 273.36 0.94
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
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 131.97 0.91
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N120GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 132.65 0.90
Corsair Legacy Series CMFSSD-128GBG1D SATA 3 Gb/s 128 149.00 0.86
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 149.99 0.80
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2C1 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 199.99 0.80
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F180GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 230.65 0.78
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 235.00 0.77
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-180G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 3 239.00 0.75
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 170.00 0.75
Verbatim 47378 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 159.95 0.75
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC120GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 164.98 0.73
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 180 5 249.89 0.72
OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX120G Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 120 2 167.60 0.72
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2BW160G301 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 160 3 237.49 0.67
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 184.66 0.65
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G2R5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 160 3 249.99 0.64
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
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 229.99 0.56
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 219.99 0.55
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 246.59 0.52
Crucial v4 CT128V4SSD2BAA PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 249.00 0.51
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G310 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 234.01 0.51
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 2 278.71 0.46
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MX MKNSSDCR120GB-MX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 264.59 0.45
Intel 510 Series SSDSC2MH120A2K5 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 280.34 0.43
Corsair Neutron Series CSSD-N120GB3-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 282.59 0.42
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 285.59 0.42
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F120GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 300.59 0.40
OCZ Core Series V2 OCZSSD2-2C120G SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 120 2 313.97 0.38
Patriot Wildfire PW120GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 329.95 0.36
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT120A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 349.58 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
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 399.99 0.30
OCZ Apex Series OCZSSD2-1APX120G SATA 3 Gb/s 120 2 424.25 0.28
Transcend TS120GSSD25D-M SATA 3 Gb/s 120 445.40 0.27
Intel 320 Series SSDSA2CW120G3B5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 3 453.59 0.26
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/120G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 120 5 838.09 0.14
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH120G2K5 Intel PC29AS21BA0 SATA 3 Gb/s 120 3 6999.00 0.02

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-11-23 $234.01 -5.98
2014-11-21 $239.99 +16.45
2014-11-20 $223.54 -16.45
2014-11-20 $239.99 +101.00
2014-11-20 $138.99 -0.01
2014-11-17 $139.00 -100.99
2014-11-13 $239.99 -10.00
2014-11-04 $249.99 +49.32
2014-11-04 $200.67 +61.67
2014-10-19 $139.00 -10.99

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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