Strontium Hawk 

Released September, 2012
  • 120 GB
  • 2.5" SATA III Rev.1
  • 0 MB

There's not a lot to complain about with the Hawk Series SSD other than there's nothing really new here in terms of performance as the SF-2281 controller is going to yield results that are predictable once you know the accompanying hardware and we've seen enough of them to forecast the outcome.
by Legit Reviews (Sep, 2012)
Still, it's a solid product with a competitive price with 120GB priced at $100 and the 240GB running $170.
by Legit Reviews (Sep, 2012)

Features Key features of the Strontium Hawk

random read

Strontium Hawk
90,000 IOPS
HyperX 3K
74,000 IOPS
Crucial M500
80,000 IOPS

random write

Strontium Hawk
35,000 IOPS
840 EVO
90,000 IOPS
Crucial M500
80,000 IOPS

sequential read

Strontium Hawk
543 MB/s
SSDNow V300
450 MB/s
Crucial M500
500 MB/s

sequential write

Strontium Hawk
482 MB/s
Crucial M500
400 MB/s
840 EVO
520 MB/s

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Strontium Hawk (240GB) Review

by Kristian Vättö |
Secondly, and more recently, we've shifted focus from simply triggering GC routines to really looking at worst case scenario performance after prolonged random IO.
All major chips are covered by pink thermal pads for heat dissipation.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Capacity 120 GB
Cache 0 MB
Interface SATA III Rev.1
Interface speed 6 Gbit/s
Controller SandForce 2281
Memory type MLC
NAND process size 19 nm

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Mfg warranty 3 years
Thickness 7 mm
Weight 48 g

manufacturer performance

Sequential read 543 MB/s
Sequential write 482 MB/s
Random read 90,000 IOPS
Random write 35,000 IOPS
Power consumption (Idle) 0.26 Watts
Power consumption (Active) 0.82 Watts
MTBF 1,500,000 hours
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