Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel 530

Reasons to consider the
Intel 530

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Higher capacity 240 GB vs 120 GB 2x higher capacity
Significantly more capacity per dollar 1.94 GB/$ vs 0.6 GB/$ Around 3.2x more capacity per dollar
Faster random read 41,000 IOPS vs 25,000 IOPS Around 65% faster random read
Front view of Intel 525

Reasons to consider the
Intel 525

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Significantly lighter 8 g vs 78 g 9.8x lighter
Thinner thickness 4 mm vs 7 mm More than 45% thinner thickness

Features Key features of the Intel 530  vs 525 

random read

Intel 530
41,000 IOPS
Intel 525
25,000 IOPS

random write

Intel 530
80,000 IOPS
Intel 525
80,000 IOPS

sequential read

Intel 530
540 MB/s
Intel 525
550 MB/s

sequential write

Intel 530
490 MB/s
Intel 525
500 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Intel 530  vs
525 
Capacity 240 GB 120 GB
Interface SATA III PCI-Express
Controller SandForce SandForce 2281
Memory type MLC MLC
NAND process size 20 nm 25 nm
Maximum shock force 1,500G 1,000G

manufacturer performance

Sequential read 540 MB/s 550 MB/s
Sequential write 490 MB/s 500 MB/s
Random read 41,000 IOPS 25,000 IOPS
Random write 80,000 IOPS 80,000 IOPS
Power consumption (Idle) 0.01 Watts 0.25 Watts
Power consumption (Active) 0.2 Watts 0.3 Watts
MTBF 1,200,000 hours 1,200,000 hours

form factor

Intel 530  vs
525 
Form factor 2.5" mSATA
Mfg warranty 5 years 3 years
Thickness 7 mm 4 mm
Weight 78 g 8 g

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