SSD SP920 Is the new drive of ADATA Designed for performance in the professional market. Is he in competition? We checked
As the market progresses,SSD Recently, it seems that companies are expanding their product lines beyond the typical drive type that can be found in stores. Suddenly SSD It is not a concept under which there is only one use, with different drives going out to different market segments. Thus, one can find the budget drives that are slower, the ones that have encryption and the ones that have maximum performance and not much beyond.
The USB driveSSD Which is presented to you today in the audit is one designed for the professional market, which includes users who create content on their computer system, especially content such as graphic editing and 3D design.
The company ADATA
I believe you have already met. In the last review
Of a drive SSD
Their, was shown a drive that shows a good price but contains Technology
Slightly outdated. Even then I begged inADATA
Stretch waist and harness Technology
New that exists in the market to refresh the product lineSSD
. Especially in a market that needs a lot of uncompromising performance.
It was not long before and today,SP920SS From thePremier Pro, As the name implies, is intended for the professional market and contains components that constitute the latest cry in storage technology. The drive size in the review is 256 gigabytes.
ID - ADATA SP920SS 256GB
- size: 2.5 INCH
- thickness: 7 millimeters
- Controller Memory Chips: Marvell 88SS9189
- Memory chips: Made by Micron, 8 chipset manufacturing process 20 Nano-meters
- interface: SATA3
- warranty period: 3 years
Among the competitors of theSP920SS 256GB They include:
Besides being oriented to the professional market,SP920SS Warranty of only three years, compared to five years that can be found in the flagship drives of a variety of manufacturers in the market. This means that it is not the most expensive drive you will find.
Packaging and content
Inside the drive caseSP920SS There is an in-box 3.5 enclosure adapter, an 9-mm thickness adapter for the drive and user manuals. With each such drive you will also get a license for the popular backup software Arconis True Image HD. A license worth 50 dollars. Even though it was relatively small and modest, it would be nice if it came with a cable SATA Little.
An external look
Unlike its predecessors,SP920SS
I buy an aluminum envelope instead of plastic and I welcome this transition. Using an aluminum shell helps remove the heat from the drive body. There is not much information on the drive itself, except for a sticker that carries the model and on the back an additional sticker that carries serial numbers and a key to the backup program with which Special Deals
One side of the drive is completely empty. The gigabyte 512 version includes chips on this side of the printed board.
On the other side we will find the chips and the controller. There are eight chips from Micron in this printed board, each with a volume of 32 Giga Bite. These chips are manufactured in the process of producing 20 nanometers, so they are considered rather dense.
Next to the chips sits the memory controller Marvell
. This is one of the most advanced mornings you will find todaySSD
Desktop. Beside the cattle slept זיכרון DDR
Which uses it to cache.
The platform in which ADATA Has chosen the very same platform (chips and controller)M550 של Crucial, Micron's subsidiary. The choice itself is quite smart, it's a new and fast technology. Later you will find out exactly how much.
The aluminum cap that sits on these chips contains thermal pads for heat transfer from the controller and the memory-DDR Its to the outer shell. From there the heat dissipates in the case.