Specifications, Pricing and Availability
Strontium specs the HAWK Series 120GB model at 510MB/s sequential read and 470MB/s sequential write speeds. This is lower than the Python Series; Strontium's other SF-2281 based SSD. The HAWK Series is priced lower than Python, but we'll get to that a little further down. Random read performance is quoted as 50K IOPS while the random write performance is 38K IOPS.
The HAWK Series uses a 7mm z-height which will interest ultrabook users. Strontium also claims Macbook Pro (MBP) compatibility, but we haven't tested the drive in older MBPs that seem to take issue with SandForce firmware. Some MBPs only support SATA II, but downgrade SandForce drives to SATA 1.5Gbps speeds.
Strontium lists the HAWK Series pricing on their own website and as far as I can tell their website is the only place that sells these drives. The 120GB HAWK lists for an even $100 and the 240GB lists for $170. Both prices are very good and well below the magic $1 per GB mark. The Python Series is also included in the price list we have above, but those drives cost $5 more for the same capacity size. The Python also has higher performance specifications, something that I personally would spend an additional $5 for if the Hawk Series doesn't perform to our expectations.
When it comes to accessories and add-on goodies you don't receive any with the Strontium HAWK. The drive ships in an attractive package, but you do not get a desktop adapter bracket or data migration software. Strontium does back their products with a standard three year warranty.
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- No Man's Sky VR? Hello Games wants to know if you want it
- Sony fixes PSN message glitch
- Nintendo reveal Diablo III: Eternal Collection Switch bundle
- Black Ops 4 physical sales down 50% compared WWII
- Mega Man 11 only had around 40 developers in the team
- ASRock A320M-DGS + Ryzen 5 2600 budget upgrade with older video card?
- Default Netgear Wireless WG111 Issue
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Review: The Perfect Card For 1440p
- Computer will not turn on.
- Netgear Wireless WG111 Issue
- Zombidle: Fun With Surgery Is An Update With A Lot of Guts
- Theia Wallet Announced the 1.0 Version Beta Test, Supports BTC
- Orion Health launches Amadeus CORE to help healthcare sector leverage data analytics and machine learning
- Epson Booth to Feature Partners with latest POS Solutions at Money20/20
- Raybaby announces launch on Amazon