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Intel 525 Series mSATA SSD Review: Five Capacities Tested (Page 3)

Chris Ramseyer | Apr 3, 2013 at 06:01 pm CDT - 0 mins, 39 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Intel

Intel 525 Series mSATA SSDs

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We found the same brown box packaging for the 525 Series drives at Newegg. Your drive will arrive in a small brown box with an identification label on the top.

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Inside the box we found an anti-static bag with the drive inside a plastic carrier.

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Here we get our first look at an Intel 525 Series. The label shows the model number, serial number, capacity size and so on.

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All 525 Series SSDs use a LSI SandForce SF-2281 controller and pair the controller with 25nm NAND flash.

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The two odd capacity sizes (90GB and 180GB) use only three NAND flash chips to achieve their capacity size.

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I can start my own mSATA basketball team!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Ramseyer

Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment. Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

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