Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) 520 Series: Computer Will Be Faster

The 2.5-inch Intel 520 Series Solid-State Drive (SSD) supports SATA 3 (6Gbps) and offers great performance. The drive is wrapped in an all-aluminum casing and comes with all you need to use it as a hard-drive replacement for a laptop or a desktop computer. The Intel SSD 520 Series is relatively expensive but it will be a great idea who want to improve computer’s overall performance.

Intel Solid-State Drive 520 Series


Stay ahead of the competition when you level up to 6.0 gigabits per second (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.

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) and sequential read performance of up to 550 megabytes per second (MB/s), 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 IOPS and sequential writes of 520 MB/s to unleash your applications. With the Intel SSD 520 Series, Intel continues to deliver solutions designed to satisfy the most demanding gamers, media creator and technology enthusiasts.

Superior data protection features

The new Intel SSD 520 Series offers the best security features of any Intel SSD to date and comes preconfigured with Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (Intel AES-NI) 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.

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.

Intel Solid-State Drive 520 Series is available at Amazon for $229.99 (120GB).



  • 60/120/180/240/480 GB


  • Intel 25nm NAND Flash Memory
  • Multi-Level Cell (MLC)

Form Factor

  • 2.5-inch


  • 7 mm: 120/180/240 GB
  • 9.5 mm: 60/120/180/240/480 GB


  • Up to 78 grams


  • Intel SSD Toolbox with Intel SSD Optimizer
  • Intel Data Migration Software
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology
  • Intel 6 Series Express Chipsets (with SATA 6Gb/s)
  • SATA Revision 3.0
  • ACS-2
  • SSD-enhanced SMART ATA feature set
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) command set
  • Data Set Management Command Trim attribute

Power Management

  • 5 V SATA Supply Rail
  • SATA Link Power Management (LPM)

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Source: Intel, Image: CNET

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