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 65.35 1.96
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 76.99 1.66
Transcend SSD320 TS128GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 86.88 1.47
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 3 101.30 1.26
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-128M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 128 3 105.85 1.21
OCZ Petrol PTL1-25SAT3-128G Indilinx Everest SATA 6 Gb/s 512 128 3 112.70 1.14
Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 135.40 0.95
Super Talent UltraDrive ME FTM28GX25H Indilinx Barefoot SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 148.11 0.86
Patriot Zephyr PZ128GS25SSDR JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s 64 128 3 149.00 0.86
A-DATA S596 Turbo AS596TB-128GM-C JMicron JMF616 SATA 3 Gb/s + USB 128 128 3 179.99 0.71
Samsung 470 Series MZ-5PA128/US Samsung S3C29MAX SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 229.99 0.56
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
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 249.95 0.51
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 250.77 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 2 279.69 0.46
Crucial m4 CT128M4SSD2BAA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 289.95 0.44
Kingston SSDNow V+ 100E SVP100ES2/128G SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 3 299.99 0.43
Samsung 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW Samsung S4LJ204X01 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 314.90 0.41
A-DATA S596 AS596B-128GM-C JMicron JMF612 SATA 3 Gb/s + Mini USB 128 128 3 331.19 0.39
Mushkin Enhanced Io MKNSSDIO128GB SATA 3 Gb/s 128 2 374.99 0.34
Super Talent MasterDrive OX FTM28GL25H SATA 3 Gb/s 128 1 381.91 0.34
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1CCA Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 389.23 0.33
Corsair Performance Pro Series CSSD-P128GBP-BK Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 399.43 0.32
Crucial RealSSD C300 CTFDDAC128MAG-1G1 Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 3 399.99 0.32
Patriot Torqx M28 Series PTX128GS25SSDR SATA 3 Gb/s 128 128 10 402.60 0.32
Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B/128GB Toshiba T6UG1XBG SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 422.54 0.30
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 427.37 0.30
Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2BN/128GB JMicron JMF618 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 3 458.14 0.28
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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