Stay ahead of the competition when you level up to 6.0 gigabits per second (Gb/s) performance. Intel Solid-State Drives (Intel SSDs) continue to evolve with the Intel SSD 500 Family. Available in a capacity up to 180GB, the Intel Solid-State Drive 520 Series delivers leading performance for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)-based computers. By combining Intel's leading 25nm NAND flash memory technology with SATA's 6Gb/s interface support, the Intel SSD 520 Series delivers sequential read speeds of up to 550 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 520 MB/s.
The industry-standard 2.5-inch form factor enables interchangeability with existing hard disk drives (HDDs). Its native SATA HDD drop-in replacement features enhanced performance, reliability and ruggedness offered by an SSD. The Intel SSD 520 Series also offers built-in data protection which includes Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 128-bit Encryption, End-to-End Data Protection and Data Compression. Now that your work is safe, use the world-class performance of the Intel SSD 520 Series to dominate your gaming competition or to reach new levels of creativity and productivity.