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 up to 480 GB, the Intel Solid-State Drive 520 Series delivers leading performance for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)-based computers. By combining Intel's leading 25nm NAND flash memory technology with SATA 6Gb/s interface support, the Intel SSD 520 Series delivers sequential read speeds of up to 550 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 520 MB/s. The industry-standard 2.5-inch form factor enables interchangeability with existing hard disk drives (HDDs) and native SATA HDD drop-in replacement with the enhanced performance, reliability, and ruggedness offered by an SSD.
The Intel SSD 520 Series also offers built-in data protection features including Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit Encryption, End-to-End Data Protection, and Data Compression. 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 PERFORMANCEBuilt with compute-quality Intel 25 nanometer (nm) NAND Flash Memory, the Intel 520 Series 180GB SSD 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 FEATURESThe 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.
- 2.5" TO 3.5" BRACKET INCLUDEDThis SSD features a standard 2.5-inch form factor for notebooks and select desktops. The included 2.5" to 3.5" bracket lets you install your 2.5? SSD into a standard 3.5? drive bay to extend the storage of most desktop computers