Stay Ahead of the Competition By Leveling up to 6 Gb/s Performance
Intel® Solid-State Drives (Intel® SSDs) continue to evolve with the Intel SSD 500 Family. Available in a wide range of capacities, the Intel® Solid-State Drive 520 Series offers built-in data protection features and delivers exceptional performance over hard drives.
Proven Reliability with Lower Operating Costs
With no moving parts, the Intel SSD 520 Series reduces your risk of data loss due to laptop bumps or drop, all while consuming less power than a traditional hard drive–so you can stay mobile longer. Now that your work is safe, use the world–class performance of the Intel SSD 520 Series to dominate your gaming competition or to reach new levels of creativity and productivity. The choice is yours!
New Level of Performance
Built with compute-quality Intel 25 nanometer (nm) NAND Flash Memory, the Intel SSD 520 Series accelerates PC performance where it matters most.
With random read performance up to 50,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS)1 and sequential read performance of up to 550 MB/s2 (megabytes per second), your PC will blaze through the most demanding applications and will handle intense multi-tasking needs. Couple that read performance with random writes up to 80,000 IOPS3 and sequential writes of 520 MB/s2 to unleash your applications.
With the Intel SSD 520 Series, Intel continues delivering solutions that satisfy the most demanding professionals, gamers, media creators, and technology users.4
Superior Data Protection Features
The new Intel SSD 520 Series offers the best security features of any Intel® Solid-State Drive to date and comes pre-configured with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 bit encryption capabilities. In the event of theft or loss of your computer, you have the peace of mind that your personal data is secured by an advanced encryption technology.
Additionally, the Intel SSD 520 Series contains "End to End Data Protection" ensuring integrity of stored data from the computer to the SSD and back.
High Performance for Demanding Users
Designed to satisfy the most demanding gamers, media creators and technology enthusiasts, the Intel SSD 520 Series brings high performance storage and solid reliability to notebook and desktop PC systems.
Includes the Intel® SSD Desktop Installation Kit
This Intel® 520 Series SSD comes with additional items to make it easy to install this drive into an existing PC:
Intel® SSD Toolbox v3.0 Software
Intel® Data Migration Software
|Type||Intel Solid-State Drive 520 Series|
|Flash Type||25nm Intel NAND Flash Memory Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Compute Quality Components|
|Sustained Sequential Bandwidth||SATA 6Gbps:
Read: up to 550MB/s
Write: up to 475MB/s
Read: up to 280MB/s
Write: up to 245MB/s
|Random 4KB IOPS
(I/O Operations per Second)
|Reads: up to 15,000 IOPS typically
Writes5: up to 23,000 IOPS typically
|Out-of-the-Box Performance (IOPS)||Writes3: up to 80,000 IOPS|
|Interface||SATA III, also compatible with SATA II|
|Form Factor||2.5" Industry Standard Hard Drive Form Factor|
|Life Expectancy (MTBF)||1.2 Million Hours|
|Temperature||Operating: 0 - 70° C
|Dimensions (LxWxH)||100 x 70 x 9.5mm (3.945 x 2.75 x 0.4")|