Let's do a synthetic test with Sandra, just to see if we can match the results we've seen in HD Tach. The drive index test is what I refer to. Higher = better.
The WD Velociraptor is fast at 87 MB/sec and then the Intel 320 SSD shows performance up to 216 MB/sec speeds, which is on par with what can be expected. But the differences with the new SATA 6G SSDs remain geeshnormous though.
Intel series 520 240GB SSD review We review the Intel series 520 240GB SSD. They now have multiple SSDs on the market initially with their proprietary controller, then a Marvel controller, and today Intel releases the Series 520 SSDs based on SandForce, well LSI these days.
Intel series 320 SSD review We review the Intel series 320 SSD. Armed with cheaper NAND flash memory this drive competes at the middle segment tagged with a decent price. But will it be enough to compete with the competition ?