Intel 520 Series 240 GB SSD Benchmark

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In this test, we will have a look at the performance of the Intel 520 Series with 240 GB of space.

Introduction

In this our test we will have a look at the Intel 520 Series 240GB (find it here). In the boxcontents you will find the SSD (SATAIII, 6GB/s), connection-cable, a CD with an installation-guide and a solid installation frame.

The 520 series solid state drive feature high level of data security. Through the „Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions“ (Intel AES-NI) process your data will be safe in emergency situations. In addition, this series also comes with the Intel „end to end“ protection.

Not only the data security possibilities makes this SSD a great piece of hardware. Also the speed of the SSD is great. The SSD got a reading speed of 550 MB / s and a writing speed of 520 MB / s.
The target customer of the 520 series are Intel Gamer, multimedia creators and technology enthusiasts.

Test method of the Intel 520

To give you a clue of the SSD-power we did our test with different kind of tools.
A list of all tools which we use for our tests can be find here on our site.

The result

AS SSD Benchmark – Artificial Test

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Crystal Disk Mark – Artificial Test

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AS SSD Benchmark – Artificial Test

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Atto Disk Benchmark – write – read test

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Atto Disk Benchmark – write – read test with multi access

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The Conclusion

The 240 GB Intel 520 Series can definitely impress. In our total score it is on number three. So it is playing in the same league like the Kingston Hyper X. In the other tests, it makes a solid impression and is a really buy recommendation from us.

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