Silicon Power S55 TLC 120GB and 240GB SSD Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2016-06-23

The S55 TLC series of SSDs from Silicon Power are offering quite a bit of storage space at acceptable performance levels unless the buffer gets filled; if we are used to transferring frequently large batches of files to the drive, the speed will decrease to a minimum of about 95MB/s (regular HDD performance levels), but we will still benefit from very good access times.

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Product Features, Specifications

Product Features:


Renew your computer with little cost


Dedicated to providing high quality products for budget-minded consumers, the S55 is positioned as one of the most cost-effective models. With advanced SATA III 6Gb/s interface and affordable prices, everyone can get old computers upgraded without spending a fortune.


Truly a time saver!


Still waste time booting up your computer or loading applications? It's time to get rid of your old hard drive and switch to a SSD. Powered by SATA III 6Gbps interface, the S55 is able to boot up your computer and launch applications within seconds.


Upgrade with easy DIY steps


Easy and effortless to upgrade your computer. Only 3 steps to get it renewed!

Step1. Backup your data to other storage devices

Step2. Remove the old HDD from your computer

Step3. Insert the SSD in your computer


Absolutely durable


Equipped with original controller and selected NAND Flash, the S55 can not only guarantee the stability and durability of the SSD but also deliver outstanding performance that enables 10-second quick boot up, shorter application load time and faster data transmission speed. No matter it comes to paperwork, web-surfing or video watching, you can enjoy the lag-free experiences with no waits.


We care more about your data with higher reliability


If a new disk contains one or more bad blocks, this may cause irreparable damages to your system. However, the S55 is built with Bad Block Management, which can continually monitor and replace bad blocks to keep your system in good condition with prolonged lifespan of the SSD. This is why the S55 offers a lower capacity than other SSD, we have sacrificed capacity for durability and reliability because we care more about your DATA!


Multiple techniques supported


The S55 is one of the lightest and thinnest SSD of its kind yet it is shock- and vibration-proof since it contains no moving parts. Furthermore, S.M.A.R.T. monitoring system and ECC technology are built to promise higher data transmission safety.



Product Specifications:


Capacity: 32GB, 60GB (MLC) / 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB (TLC)

Dimensions: 100.0 X 69.85 X 7.0 mm

Weight: 41g~60g

Interface: SATA III

Performance Read(max.): 960GB 540 MB/s, 480GB 540 MB/s, 240GB 540 MB/s, 120GB 520 MB/s, 60GB 450 MB/s (CDM)

Performance Write(max.): 960GB 480 MB/s, 480GB 480 MB/s, 240GB 510 MB/s, 120GB 370 MB/s, 60GB 80 MB/s (CDM)

IOPS(4K Random): 43K/24K

Operation Voltage: 5V

Vibration Resistance Test: 20 G

Shock Resistance Test: 1500G Max

Warranty : 3 years


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