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Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

  • 2.5"
  • 240GB
  • SATA 6Gb/s
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 4/20/2015 4:04:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIntel FTW

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Finally, I could afford a quality SSD with enough storage capacity for 3 different Linux distributions! Five separate partitions; after more than 4 months of active use ("Power-On Hours"), this baby shows no sign of wear/tear. Though, obviously, if you buy an MLC SSD you expect nothing to go wrong after a few months of use. :p

Cons: None so far

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  • Richard N.
  • 4/14/2015 1:07:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsintel 730 series SSD

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: - very fast
- looks good
-skulls yo
- includes cables and hardware and cool sticker

Cons: none

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  • Brett B.
  • 4/8/2015 11:01:20 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSolid State

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Performance is not exaggerated. Yes you will notice a difference. A big difference.

Cons: This might sound crazy but I was not so much a fan of the label and front of the SSD being reverse to the Intel 530 series I purchased earlier this year. In my Corsair 780T the solid states are showcased really nice and since the profile of the 730 series SSD was reverse I had to modify the brackets that display the SSD. After I was done it still looks great but for the life of me I cannot figure to what reason they would reveres the orientation. Aesthetic Fail. If you have Intel and a wicked Skull to display why would want to display it upside down and backwards? DUH!

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  • Timothy K.
  • 4/7/2015 1:01:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
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2 out of 5 eggsFunctional but disappointing

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: As has been stated in some reviews of this product elsewhere, Intel has taken steps to ensure that this SSD is highly reliable. You can expect longevity and consistency from this drive.

Cons: Reliability has been provided at the cost of performance. While reliability is nice, some consumers are purchasing solid state drives with the intent to reach a peak of performance, primarily in terms of load times.

I have run a variety of tests using ATTO disk benchmark and found that the write speeds of this drive (Intel 730) cap out at ~300 MB/s. The read speed caps out at about ~480MB/s.

Is this a catastrophe? No, not necessarily.

Huge disappointment? Yes.

Other Thoughts: All in all, this is a functional SSD, but if you are looking for a top performer, this isn't what you want.

For comparison purposes, I have an Intel 530 (180gb) drive that consistently writes at ~518MB/s and reads at ~547MB/s

I would suggest checking out the Intel 530 series as they perform better for less money.

In the event that you want to avoid Intel entirely, I would highly suggest Corsair solid state drives. I own a Corsair Force 240gb SSD that I purchased in January 2012. It still functions and has even higher read/write speeds.

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  • Stacie A.
  • 3/24/2015 12:36:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent product

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: An excellent product, extended boot up time is approx 20 seconds. I suspect that booting it up in regular boot would take approx ≤ 8 seconds. This is the second Intel SSD I have purchased and both have preformed magnificently. Intel also sent me an awesome hat with this purchase. I do not mind advertising for their great SSD.

Cons: I have to share the hat with my husband.

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  • Jesse C.
  • 3/24/2015 5:36:24 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Drive at a Great Price

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Easy win7 install, fast drive, no issues (motherboard is an asrock z68 pro gen3). I've only had it for a few days but I don't foresee any random catastrophic problems with it. Don't shy away from buying this SSD because of the few 1/5 ratings here on newegg, because they all sound like issues that have nothing to do with the drive itself such as: "My BIOS won't recognize the drive", "My partition is GPT instead of MBR now I can't install windows 7", "Screen freezes when I try to install software from the disc", etc... If your cracked version of windows 8 failed to install and you're stuck with a GPT partition that you don't know how to change to MBR such that windows 7 can be installed, don't blame the hard drive...

Cons: None; will update if there are any issues but I doubt there will be.

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  • Martin R.
  • 3/20/2015 8:07:00 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
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2 out of 5 eggsHad High Hopes but was Dissapointed.

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: SSD with what seems to be a great reliability factor and warranty

Cons: Extremely low tech customer service.
Provided software shows problematical issues.
The only recommended option by support voids warranty.
If there is a problem they expect YOU to pay shipping...

Other Thoughts: Possibly a good buy but based on my experience I just returned 8 unopened units and am stuck with a 9th that never wanted to recognize properly.

After a few days of poor information I finally was able to get the unit to recognize properly in both the system and the Bios but at that point even the provided software still did not recognize the drive.

Based on manufacture date the drive was 4 months newer than the latest firmware but the recommendation was to update the firmware... Do I hear Warranty void?

The Technical Reps were actually great from a professional level but seemed to be "Nervous or Afraid" of escallating an issue above their level to either a more experienced tech or one that had a more open group of options to work with.

I would at this point prefer a refund but seem to be stuck with an overpriced external drive that will never perform as it should.

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  • Orlin N.
  • 3/17/2015 2:51:24 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIts Amazing!

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Its fast, Its great, and as a gamer that plays games like Arma, Battlefield, and many other games its a must have!

Cons: None so far!

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  • Christian H.
  • 3/17/2015 1:51:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat drive

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: Very low I/O latency, respectable speed, and a good price for the size. I got this for $119 during the end of February promotion. Cut my boot+login time down to well under 1 minute.

Cons: Buried my 3.5" to 2.5" rails deep in my closet last year.

Other Thoughts: I have this paired with an ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Mark S and an i7-4790K. My real-world speeds including CPU and file system overhead on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit with 32 GB of RAM are in the neighborhood of 70-80 MB per second including read and write from and to itself simultaneously. For the light duty I require on my system drive this is just fine.

Where I really see the benefits of solid-state is the disk queue length improvements. On my old platter drive, just booting and logging in would cause it to spike from anywhere between 5.00 and 25.00. It took several minutes from a cold boot to where I could actually use my computer. Now, the only way to push my DQL over 1.00 is to install a whole pile of Windows updates. Even then, it just barely peeks over the 1.00 mark. I/O-bound processes cannot faze this drive nor try my patience anymore.

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  • David K.
  • 3/5/2015 8:44:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHigh Speed...Low Drag!

This review is from: Intel 730 Series SSDSC2BP240G4R5 2.5" 240GB SATA 6Gb/s MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Pros: It's an Intel 730, it has a cool skull icon on it, it boots quick and takes no prisoners! 'nuff said!

Cons: I didn't settle for 2nd best....Cadillac of SSDs!

Other Thoughts: Don't mess around. If you want a reliable rig, get an Intel SSD. If you have the $$$ pony up for a 730 or double up with a RAID 0 config on 2 SSDs. Either way, I don't give a dam what you think you're entitled to!!!

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