• 2.5-inch internal 120GB solid state drive (SSD)
• SATA III (6Gb/s) connection
• Up to 540MB/s read speed and 520MB/s write speed
• Random 9000 IOPS at 4KB
• Manufacturer part code: S10TLC120GBWhat level of performance can I expect from this SSD?
With a large capacity of 120GB, you will have plenty of room for running your operating system as well as storing your music, photos and videos on your PC. The 120GB memory capacity will give you enough storage for approximately 22.5 hours of high definition video or more than 65,000 photos so you'll never have to worry about running out of space. As the drive comes with no moving parts it performs actions a lot faster than a mechanical hard drive. With a read speed of 540Mb/s and a write speed of 490Mb/s, the data transfer speed is transfer speed is increased nearly four times, making this a great replacement for your current drive.
How efficient is the SSD?
With no moving parts, this SSD consumes less power and produces less heat than a mechanical HDD. A cooler running drive allows you to comfortably use a laptop on your lap without the noise of the fan cancelling out the sound from your speakers. This lightens the load on your PC's power supply and cooling system, lengthening your computer's battery life.
What other benefits does using an SSD have?
The failure rate of SSDs is less than that of mechanical hard drives by up to 33 per cent. The SSD drive has no moving parts - it uses flash memory to store data, which provides better performance and reliability over an HDD. This gives you the peace of mind that you are at low risk of losing important data.