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Intel-320-series-ssd.33671990
7.8 out of 10

Intel 320-series (SSDSA2CW)

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Reviews and Problems with Intel 320-series (SSDSA2CW)

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Overall 6
6.0

Quick Replacement

Waleed Mohammed, Amazon
6 February 2012
  • Summary: I had total drive failure after just seven weeks of usage. The drive has totally failed and since I was using it as my OS drive, my system is now totally down. I may have just gotten a bad one but this failure has been costly in terms of money, time lost and data lost. I would advise if you are getting this drive to back up often. Update - I returned the drive to Intel after it failed.
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Overall 6
6.0

using as a HD cache

Bruce Borkosky "Forensic Psychologist", Amazon
16 November 2011
  • Summary: I'm using this as a HD cache, a feature of z68 mobos. I didn't do a test of the HD prior to installing, so I dont know how well, or even if, it is working. I note that the W7 Windows performance test says that my HD is the slowest component in the system. Also you should know that you have to install the unit as a cache PRIOR to installing the OS.
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Overall 6
6.0

If you're looking for wiz-bang SSD performance, aim a little higher

Magnus, Amazon
3 November 2011
  • Summary: If your primary reason for getting one of these is power savings & reliability, look no further. This is the drive you're after. But if you're looking for that legendary SSD performance, you're going to need to save up a little more money and perhaps get the much larger 160GB model. The performance specs on this drive, especially for writes, are rather anemic. Sure, it's faster than a hard drive, but your jaw isn't going to drop. I tried this in a few machines.
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Overall 6
6.0

Update Firmaware Before Use

Rafael Meyer, Amazon
19 September 2011
  • Summary: Hi, I recently purchased this item, it's all fine a good, but you should update the firmware before use. It's easy and simple, Intel provides the tools, as they realized their 320 series has an error on the initial firmware that might turin your disk into an 8MB brick. Acknowledgment by Intel [..] Intel Toolbox & Firmware Fix [..] Anyways, if nothing of this works, you can always get one straight from Intel as long as you have the invoice and the warranty is still valid.
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Overall 6
6.0

Beware buying small intel SSDs,

jaxtrauma "jaxtrauma", Amazon
4 June 2011
  • Summary: Even though I did my research before buying, I still managed to be disappointed with this SSD. I knew that the 40MB disc had slower write speeds (due to having five fewer pipelines than any larger intel model), my feeling was that given it was intel, it would be ok. When I installed this SSD, my windows experience rated it at 7.5 (I was thrilled!). Now, having used it for about a month, I re-ran the assessment, twice, and the same SSD rates at only 6.9 on the WEI.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

erih.sergej-93, Yandex
18 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Ставил знакомому в качестве системного диска, скорость загрузки ОС выросла в 4 раза. Общая скорость работы с приложениями расположенными на другом диске выросла раза в 2, в связи с тем что система на другом диске. Но такого прироста можно было добиться просто поставив другой ХДД.
  • Pros: Как и у всех ССД. Скорость, бесшумность, отсутствие вибрации. Примечателен красивый дизайн, но в корпусе его не видно.
  • Cons: Цена явно завышена, несмотря на отсутствие прямого отношения диска к Тайвани.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bon SSD

TIGER35, Amazon
31 July 2011
  • Summary: Bon SSD prix élevé du GO comme tous les SSD. Il remplace un SSD VERTEX2 tombé en panne au bout de 6 mois. Je n'ai pas vu de différence de performance avec le VERTEX2. Au bout de 2 mois je ne peut pas donné mon avis sur la fiabilité. Avec un prix moins élevé je lui aurait donné 4 étoiles.
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Overall 7
6.5

Sehr eingeschränkte Garantie

MartinOtt, geizhals.de
25 July 2011
  • Summary: Ich war lange Zeit etwas unsicher ob ich die Intel 320 kaufen soll oder nicht, da es kaum Testberichte über die 1,8" Ausführung gibt. Nach Kontakt zu Intel und lesen der Intel Foren möchte das, was ich über die Intel 320 1,8" SSDs herausgefunden habe hier kurz zum Besten geben. Schnell und prinzipiell zuverlässig ist die Intel 320 auch in 1,8" Ausführung, aber teuer. Es gibt ausgereifte Tools für die SSDs und bei Bedarf auch halbwegs zügig Firmware-Updates. Intel eben.
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