Solid State Drives Guide

Intel SSD 520 Series (240GB) review

Intel SSD 520 Series (240GB) - Take a Trip Down Cherryville

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Overall rating 8/10
Performance:
8.5
Features:
7
Value:
8
THE GOOD
Class-leading performance
Much improved over Intel SSD 510 series
Special firmware exclusive to Intel
THE BAD
Slightly pricey
Below average IOPS performance on Iometer


Results - Iometer (Part 2)

Results - Iometer (Part 2)

Finally, we look at the I/O response times for the workloads reported on the previous page. Response times of the new Intel SSD 520 series are generally speedy and comparable to the current crop of high-end SSDs. Take note that lower figures are better in this series of graphs.