Pros

  • Includes SATA to USB adapter
  • Comes with Acronis True Image software

Cons

  • Unimpressive performance

At A Glance

Terrific upgrade kit provides disk imaging software and SATA to USB cable, too. But this drive is slow compared to the best.

Manufacturer’s Description

Solid state drive features lightning fast boot times, applications that load quickly, and the power to run graphics, design applications and games. Drive includes an upgrade kit to upgrade an existing system to an Imation Solid State Drive system without losing your existing operation system, applications and data. Kit contains a SATA connector, power cables and easy-to-follow upgrade instructions. Included Acronis True Image HD drive imaging software is designed to speed and simplify data transfer and backup while keeping your current operating system, applications and data intact. M-Class drive with a burnished carbon finish also offers a 170MB per second sequential write speed, 230MB per second sequential read speed and SATA II - 3.0 Gbps interface.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 27516
Storage
Drive size 128.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
Warranty
Warranty information 2 Years
Warranty information 2 Years
Included Software
Included Software Includes Acronis True Image
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • SATA-to-USB adapter
  • AC adapter
General Features
Form Factor 2.5-inch

Warranty Information

2 Years

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Winzip Computing WinZip 10.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 165.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 DirectX, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 326.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 443.0
Microsoft Office 2003 with SP-1, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 339.0
WorldBench 6 Score, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 129.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 704.0
Firefox 2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 208.0
Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9.0, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 176.0
Test Version 2.0
Roxio VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 170.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 334.0
Internal Read - WinZip 374.0
Autodesk 3ds max 8.0 SP-3 Rendering, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 237.0
Internal Write - Files and Folders 222.79
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 99.85
Nero 7 Ultra Edition, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 352.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 34.05
Internal Write - Large File 224.94
Multitasking, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) 224.0
Internal Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 35.1   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 97.2   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 26.6   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 56.5   seconds
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 32.3   seconds
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 16.4   seconds
Malware Scan 318.9   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 81.1   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 74.0   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 79.8   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 74.2   watts
Install OpenOffice.org 3.1 82.9   watts
Uninstall OpenOffice.org 3.1 91.0   watts
Malware Scan 98.5   watts
System Idle State 71.2   watts
System Sleep State 71.6   watts
System Work State 89.1   watts

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