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A-Data S511 240GB review

The SandForce 2281 controller is faster than ever in this SSD

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Product Type
Solid State Drive
Product Family
500
Drive Interface
SATA
Drive Width
2.5"
Drive Interface Standard
SATA/600
Brand Name
Adata
Drive Type
Internal
Storage Capacity
240 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
Maximum Read Transfer Rate
550 MBps
Maximum Write Transfer Rate
520 MBps
Drive Height
1/8H
Height
9.5 mm
Width
69.9 mm
Depth
100 mm
Product Series
500
Manufacturer
A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd
Product Model
S511
Product Name
500 Series S511 MLC Solid State Drive
Manufacturer Part Number
AS511S3-240GM-C
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.adata-group.com/uk
Marketing Information

The S511 utilizes the new generation SandForce SF-2200 series controller, with native support for the SATA 6Gb/s platform. The S511 completely brings into play the revolutionary high-speed performance of solid state drives, embracing a new world of transfer performance. With read and write speeds twice that of SSDs using the older SATA II specification, the S511 reached 550/520MB read and write speeds respectively, with 4K random write speeds as high as 60,000 IOPS in real world testing. This means transferring a 5GB video file can be completed in as few as15 seconds. In actual testing of Windows 7 boot speed, the S511 clocked an impressive 23 second system boot time, giving full satisfaction to the performance needs of power users.

Weight (Approximate)
68 g

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