Intel has shared with us the following details about the new 520 series SSDs:
1 Performance varies by capacity.
2 Performance measured using Iometer* with Queue Depth 32. 3 Random 4 KB write performance using an out-of-the-box SSD.
Check out: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/solid-state-drives/solid-state-drives-520-series.html for more details.
Two qualifying Notebook Forums users will each win one of these SSDs. To enter, please answer all of the questions below before 12:00AM PST on 3/16/2012. We will be giving away one 120 GB and one 240 GB 520 series SSD.
1) Do you currently own an SSD? Are you planning on purchasing one or more in the near future?
2) If you’re planning on purchasing an SSD, which brand(s) are you considering and why (price, performance, reliability, brand, etc.)?
3) How often do you purchase a new PC (every 12 months or less, every 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2-3 years, over 3 years)?
4) [Canadian residents] What is 125 plus 45 divided by 3 minus 13?
Good luck! Our Notebook Forums panel of experts will select and notify winners by PM after 3/20/12. Only replies with answers to all of the questions will be considered for entry. Qualifying entrants must reside in either the US or Canada (except Quebec). Full terms and conditions are available to read here: Cherryville SSD Giveaway Terms and Conditions
The winners are olyteddy & OShadowFoxO