Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128B/AM (128 GB)

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Item 6915: Samsung 470 Series 128GB MZ-5PA128B/AM
BrandSamsung
Family470 Series
PartMZ-5PA128B/AM
Size128 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
ControllerSamsung S3C29MAX
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Warranty3 year
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
SanDisk SDSSDP-128G-G25 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 59.99 2.13
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 69.99 1.83
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 79.99 1.60
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 79.99 1.60
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 87.95 1.46
A-DATA XPG SX910 ASX910S3-128GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 5 99.99 1.28
Transcend SSD720 TS128GSSD720 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 104.99 1.22
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Kingston SSDNow V200 Series SV200S37A/128G SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 152.00 0.84
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 164.00 0.78
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 217.94 0.59
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 219.95 0.58
Corsair Extreme Series CMFSSD-128D1 Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 2 269.44 0.48
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 299.00 0.43
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/128G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 3 299.99 0.43
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 312.91 0.41
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 358.81 0.36
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Patriot Torqx M28 Series PTX128GS25SSDR SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 10 402.60 0.32
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 486.01 0.26
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 506.81 0.25
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128B/AM Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
TRIM supportYes
IncludesNorton Ghost Backup and Recovery Software
Performance
Random Read Speed31K IOPS (4KB)
Random Write Speed20K IOPS (4KB)
Sequential Readup to 250 MB/s
Sequential Writeup to 220 MB/s
Power
Active0.24 W
Idle0.14 W
Reliability
MTBF1,500,000 hours
Warranty3 year

Samsung 470 Series Reviews & Benchmarks

KitGuru - Samsung 470 Series 256 GB SSD Review - Nov. 23, 2011
XSReviews - Samsung 470 128GB - Review - Aug. 17, 2011
Vortez - Samsung 470 Series 256GB SSD Review - Aug. 16, 2011
Hardware Heaven - Samsung 470 Series 256GB SSD Review - July 19, 2011
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: July 2011 - July 18, 2011
Register Hardware - Samsung Series 470 250GB 2.5in SSD - June 24, 2011
Register Hardware - Seven SSD sizzlers - April 7, 2011
Hot Hardware - Samsung 470 Series 256GB SSD Review - Dec. 9, 2010
TechSpot - Samsung 470 Series 256GB SSD Review - Nov. 22, 2010

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