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Intel 540s 480GB M.2 SATA SSD

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Read up to 560MB/s, Write up to 480MB/s, 78000/85000 IOPS, 5 Year Limited Warranty


Capacity480 GB
Launch DateQ1'16
Lithography Type16nm
Recommended Customer Price$174.00
Sequential Read (up to)560 MB/s
Sequential Write (up to)480 MB/s
Random Read (8GB Span) (up to)78000 IOPS
Random Write (8GB Span) (up to)85000 IOPS
Latency - Read50 µs
Latency - Write50 µs
Power - Active80 mW Typical
Power - Idle40 mW Typical
Vibration - Operating2.17 GRMS (5-700Hz)
Vibration - Non-Operating3.13 GRMS (5-800Hz)
Shock (Operating and Non-Operating)1000 G/0.5 ms
Operating Temperature Range0°C to 70°C
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)1.6 Million Hours
Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate (UBER)<1 sector per 10^16 bits read
Warranty Period5 yrs
-Package Specifications
Form FactorM.2 22 x 80mm
InterfaceSATA 3.0 6Gb/S
-Advanced Technologies
Enhanced Power Loss Data ProtectionNo
Hardware EncryptionAES 256 bit
–High Endurance Technology (HET)No
Temperature Monitoring and LoggingNo
End-to-End Data ProtectionNo
Intel® Smart Response TechnologyYes
Intel® Rapid Start TechnologyYes


Security algorithms Security algorithms are used to provide authentication, cipher key generation, integrity and radio link privacy to users on mobile networks. The security algorithms supported are the ones that can be used with this product.
256-bit AES
SSD form factor The size of the solid-state drive, given in inches
SSD capacity The Solid State Drive's data storage capacity.
480 GB
Interface Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
Serial ATA III
Memory type Type of memory in the device e.g. DDR3, SRAM (Static RAM).
Read speed The speed at which a device can read data.
560 MB/s
Write speed The speed at which a device can write data.
480 MB/s
Read latency
50 µs
Write latency
50 µs
16 nm
End-to-End Data Protection
Enhanced Power Loss Data Protection technology
SSD temperature monitoring
Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate (UBER)
<1 sector per 10^16 bits read
Mean time between failures (MTBF) Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
1600000 h
Market segment
SSD usage tag


Operating voltage Defines the range of operating voltages available
3.3 V

Brand-specific features

Intel High Endurance Technology (HET)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology <b>Get Up and Running in Seconds</b> Stop waiting for your PC to wake up, and get a computing experience that is instantly on and ready to go with Intel® Rapid Start Technology. This technology saves a snapshot of your activity on the SSD, preparing the system with previously saved active memory pages so that you can resume your work, Internet activity, or paused movie right where you left off.
Intel® Smart Response Technology <b>Fast Access to Frequently Used Applications</b> Intel® Smart Response Technology enables a high-performance, cost-effective storage solution using either a dual solid-state and hard drive or a solid state hybrid drive (SSHD). By recognizing which data and applications are used most, Intel Smart Response Technology boosts hard drive performance so that you can create, work, and play faster than ever.
Intel Smart Response Technology version

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T) The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 70 °C
Storage temperature (T-T) The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-55 - 95 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Operating vibration Environmental requirements for vibration in operating mode
2.17 G
Non-operating vibration Environmental requirements for vibration in non-operating mode
3.13 G
Operating shock Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in operating mode
1000 G
Non-operating shock Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in non-operating mode
1000 G

Weight & dimensions

Width The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
22 mm
Depth The distance from the front to the back of something.
80 mm
Height The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
2.23 mm

Other features

Product colour The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Internal The product is built in.
Born on date
Drive capacity
480 GB
Launch date
Random write (8GB span)
85000 IOPS
SSD hardware encryption
AES 256 bit
SSD power consumption (active)
80 mW Typical
SSD power consumption (idle)
40 mW Typical
SSD shock
1000 G/0.5 ms
Sequential reading
560 MB/s
Sequential writing speed
480 MB/s
Random read (8GB span)
78000 IOPS
Last change
Intel Rapid Start Technology version
Product family
Consumer SSD
Product series
Intel® SSD 540s Series
Product codename
Loyd Star
SKU 219912
Brand Intel
Product Condition Brand New/Unused
Drive Form Factor M.2
Storage Technology SSD
Connection Interface M.2 SATA
Stock Availability Available for Shipping, In Stock at Bankstown
Product Use Business