What SSD 520?

Intel claims the SSD 520 to be their fastest SSD to date and there’s little reason to doubt them. With the highest quality 25nm IMFT NAND available and the speedy SandForce processor combined, the SATA 6Gb/s SSD 520 cranks out quoted sequential read speeds of 550 MB/s and writes of 520 MB/s.

What is the fastest SSD ever?

List Of The Fastest SSD Drives

  • Kingston 240GB A400 SATA 32.5”
  • Western Digital 500GB.
  • WD_Black 500GB SN750 NVMe Internal Gaming SSD.
  • SanDisk SSD Plus 1TB Internal SSD.
  • Samsung T5 Portable SSD 1TB.
  • SK hynix Gold S31 SATA Gen3 2.5 Inch.
  • Samsung 870 QVO SATA III 2.5 Inch.
  • SK hynix Gold P31 PCIe NVMe Gen3.

How do I tweak SSD performance?

How to Optimize SSD for Faster Performance (Windows Tweaks)

  1. IDE vs AHCI Mode.
  2. Confirm TRIM is Running.
  3. Avoid and Disable Disk Defragmenter.
  4. Disable Indexing Service/Windows Search.
  5. Enable Write Caching for SSDs.
  6. Update Drivers and Firmware for Your SSD.
  7. Optimize or Disable Page File for SSDs.
  8. Turn Off System Restore.

Why is my SSD raw?

When you see a RAW partition in Windows, this means the system does not recognize the file structure on the partition. If you take a drive formatted for Mac® systems and plug it into a Windows machine, the partition will show up as RAW. If a partition somehow becomes corrupted it may also report as RAW.

How do I format a raw SSD?

Solution 3. Format SSD via free third party format tool

  1. Download this format tool free, install, and run it. In the main interface, right-click RAW SSD (it will present as Unformatted in AOMEI) and choose “Format Partition”.
  2. Here are five file systems for you to select.
  3. Return to the main interface.

What is the difference between the Intel SSD 520 series drives?

In other words, the SSD 520 Series drives will differ to similar products in terms of performance and reliability in spite of using the same controller. The Intel SSD 520 Series will be available in 60GB, 120GB, 180GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities.

What is the IOPS of an Intel SSD 520?

For the 240GB SSD 520, Intel quotes random 4 KB read IOPS of 50,000 and writes of 60,000 once the drive is conditioned (80,000 out of the box). To get there, Intel leverages their own IMFT 25nm MLC NAND, selecting the best part of the wafer for these drives, along with a SATA 6Gb/s interface and the aforementioned co-developed firmware.

Is 550 MB/s SSD good enough?

The 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s sequential read and write speeds are about as good as it gets in the client SSD space. For the 240GB SSD 520, Intel quotes random 4 KB read IOPS of 50,000 and writes of 60,000 once the drive is conditioned (80,000 out of the box).

What is the latency of the Intel SSD 520?

In our 4K write latency test, which measures access times at a queue depth of 1, the 240GB Intel SSD 520 scored very well with average response times of 0.0484ms with incompressible data and 0.0503ms with compressible data. Peak latency times were also excellent, measuring 32.9ms and 38.3ms for repeating and randomized respectively.