Samsung 470 Series 128GB MZ-5PA128 SSD Review

Manufacturer Samsung
Article number MZ5PA128HMCD
Capacity 128GB
Interface SATA2 3GB/s
Cache 256 MB DDR2 SDRAM
Controller Samsung 3-core MAX Controller
Flash Type Samsung Toggle DDR NAND Flash memory MLC – Multi-Level-Cell
Size 2.5″ (100 x 69 x 9mm)
Weight 68 gramm
Speed Read up to 250 MB/s / Write up to 220 MB/s
Seek Time not specified
Power Consumption 0,14 Watt idle / 0,24 Watt in operation
MTBF 1.5 million hours
Other TRIM Support, SMART Support, GC Support, Samsung Magician Software

Here is a Snipping screenshot of the CrystalDiskInfo 3.5.3 SSD and HDD information software:

SSD firmware update …

Usually we update the firmware of the SSDs before we begin with the tests. To the point of testing time however no new firmware was found at Samsung, so that for all tests the original firmware version AXM09B1Q was used.