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Intel DC S3700

Intel DC S3700
alaScore 89

10 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Intel DC S3700. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Intel DC S3700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Anand Lal Shimpi (

The Intel SSD DC S3700 (200GB) Review


When Intel arrived on the scene with its first SSD, it touted superiority in controller, firmware and NAND as the reason it was able to so significantly outperform the competition. Slow but steady improvements to the design followed over the next year...


Nov, 2012

Expert review by : Paul Alcorn (

Intel DC S3700 800GB Enterprise SSD Review


Intel releases the DC S3700 SSD for datacenter applications, featuring a new proprietary controller, optimized firmware and HET-MLC providing ten drive writes per day of endurance and class-leading performance consistency.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (

The speed is worth the money


Automatically detected with Windows Server 2012. Windows Server 2008 requires a driver download and install. After easy driver install, immediately recognized. Won't mirror (raid 1) with windows active raid, but from what I can gather, redundancy is...

Amazingly fast. Easy Install.

Price is high, but if you have to have the speed, just pay the money and smile. Can boot to it, but requires some special configuration. I'm booting to a regular ssd and this card is my second drive.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (

Superior Product


I have three of these drives in my notebook computer, set up in a RAID array. The difference in speed of my notebook computer with conventional mechanical hard drives and with the solid state Intel units is almost unbelievable. With no moving parts the...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (

Great drive for a ZFS ZIL


Great drives to use in a mirror as a ZFS ZIL SLOG

High drive write endurance ~14 PB compared to the S3500's ~450TB drive life ; Fast ; Intel ; Works in almost any bit of hardware ; Capacitor backed to ensure writes do not get corrupted ; Not too expensive for an enterprise grade SSD


Nov, 2014

Consumer review (



I bought this for reliability! If it maintains its specs as new in 5 years, it will be worth the price.Intel Enterprise SSDs are the only major manufacturer who actually guarantee performance consistency.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (

A gift


i got this as a gift for my daughter who is now going to be in the 5th grade. I wanted to make a pc for her that would be fast enough for her programming and youtube videos. good buy

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Silver
Product codename:Taylorsville
Product Family:Data center SSD
Product series:Intel DC S3700
SSD form factor:1.8" / 2.5"

Operational conditions

Non-operating shock:1000
Non-operating vibration:3.13
Operating shock:1000
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17

Other features

Endurance rating:10
Power consumption (active):4.3
Processor lithography:25
Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate (UBER):1 sector per 10^17 bits read


Data Transfer Rate:6
End-to-End Data Protection: Yes
Enhanced Power Loss Data Protection technology: Yes
Hardware encryption: Yes
Intel High Endurance Technology (HET): Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Latency (read):50
Latency (write):65
Mean time between failures (MTBF):2000000
Memory Type:MLC
Random read (100% span):75000
Random write (100% span):29000 / 32000 / 36000
Read speed:500
Security algorithms:256-bit AES
Sequential writing: Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:200 / 800
Solid-state drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
SSD ARK ID:71914 / 71916 / 71917
SSD temperature monitoring: Yes
Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate (UBER):1 sector per 10^17 bits read
Write speed:365 / 460


Power consumption (idle):0.65
Power consumption (read):4.3 / 4.4 / 6
Power Consumption (Standby):0.65

Technical Details

Born on date:Q4'12
Drive capacity:200 / 800
Launch date:2012-11-12T14:00:00
Market segment:SRV
Non-operating shock:1000
Non-operating vibration:3.13
Operating shock:1000
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17
Product brief URL:
Product name:Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (200GB, 1.8in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (200GB, 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC) / Intel SSD DC S3700 Series (800GB, 2.5in SATA 6Gb/s, 25nm, MLC)
Product Type:19
Sequential reading:500
Sequential writing:365 / 460
Sequential writing speed:365 / 460
SSD components:Intel NAND Flash Memory Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Technology
SSD endurance rating:10 drive writes per day for 5 years
SSD form factor:2.5" 7mm
SSD hardware encryption:AES 256 bit
SSD interface:SATA 3.0 6Gb/S
SSD power consumption (active):4.3 W / 4.4 W / 6 W
SSD power consumption (idle):650 mW
SSD shock:1,000 G/0.5 msec
SSD weight:49 grams ± 2 grams / 73.6 grams ± 2 grams

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7
Weight:49 / 73.6