Intel 335 

Released January, 2013
  • 180 GB
  • 2.5" SATA III
  • 0 MB
6.7 Out of 10

Intel quotes headline performance for the 335 at up to 500MB/s reads and up to 450MB/s writes, which we found pretty conservative.
by Tech Radar (Dec, 2012)
When the drive was tested with the ATTO benchmark it produced read performance of 557MB/s, and for writes a very impressive 530MB/s..
by Tech Radar (Dec, 2012)

SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel 335

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

Intel 335
5.8
840 Pro
6.6
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

Intel 335
7.0
840 Pro
7.0
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Intel 335
7.9
840 Pro
8.1
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

Intel 335
6.8
840 Pro
6.9
Passmark Disk Rating, PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

6.7

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

Intel 335
6.7
840 Pro
6.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel 335

4K Random Read

Intel 335
107.08 MB/s
840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
840 Pro
311.34 MB/s

4K Random Write

Intel 335
124.08 MB/s
SSDNow V300
33.3 MB/s
Samsung 840
76.07 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

Intel 335
9.5 s
Intel 520
11.3 s
840 Pro
7.8 s

Avg. Power Consumption

Intel 335
2.95 Watts
Samsung 840
1.69 Watts
SSDNow V300
1.81 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Intel 335
2.02 ms
SSDNow V300
7.51 ms
Samsung 840
3.29 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Intel 335
2.34 ms
SSDNow V300
6.46 ms
840 EVO
0.78 ms

Reviews Word on the street for the Intel 335


6.0
The P877-V Deluxe offers multiple SATA controllers from Intel and Marvell; all of the drives were connected to Intel's 6G SATA port.

8.0
Switching to the compressed data test of the benchmark produced a healthy rise in the read figure - 512MB/s - and a rise in the write performance, producing a figure of 494MB/s..

Overall

7.8 Out of 10

What People Are Saying Give it to me straight

Performance

In addition, Intel touts the 4KB reads to hit up to 42,000 IOPS and writes up to 52,000 IOPS.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)
Benchmark Results: The typical SandForce controlled drive graph here showing the relationship between data compressibility and performance.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)
For performance, Intel suggests the 6Gbps interfaced drives will see reads at 500MB/s and writes at 450MB/s..
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Quality

Even so, it's staying power is testament to the quality component it is although that depends heavily on the firmware employed.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)
The company has a reputation for high-quality NAND flash, and the included SSD toolbox software interfaces well with Windows and can auto-optimize an OS installation to run on solid state storage as well as manually triggering the TRIM command.
by PCMag (Jun, 2013)
We do know Intel did some serious work on their firmware to get it as bug-free as possible so from a reliability standpoint, we can't see anyone else exceeding Intel's quality on a SF-2281 drive.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Price

The shift to smaller manufacturing geometries (also called nodes) is one reason why the price of SSDs has dropped precipitously in the past few years.
by PCMag (Jun, 2013)
With the prices dropping on SSDs overall, it probably won't be too much longer until the 60Gb and 120GB drives start going the way of the dodo.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)
Currently the 240GB version is the only capacity available so those looking for a bit cheaper and smaller drive will have to look elsewhere for now.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Reliability

As always, the spare area is NAND set aside for the drive to use for maintenance and drive endurance activities so there's always a fresh supply available to the controller.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Speed

However, we know that when new products hit the market and supply is limited, the prices will be artificially inflated so expect prices a bit higher even though there are some SSD prices wars underway.
by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Capacity 180 GB
Cache 0 MB
Interface SATA III
Interface speed 6 Gbit/s
Controller SandForce 2281
Memory type MLC
NAND process size 20 nm
Maximum shock force 1,500G

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Mfg warranty 3 years
Thickness 10 mm
Weight 78 g

manufacturer performance

Sequential read 500 MB/s
Sequential write 450 MB/s
Random read 42,000 IOPS
Random write 52,000 IOPS
Power consumption (Idle) 0.28 Watts
Power consumption (Active) 0.35 Watts
MTBF 1,200,000 hours
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