Solved Intel SSD X25M Mainstream MLC Tags: SSD Solid State Intel SATA Storage Last response: April 10, 2010 7:08 AM in Storage Share capital_one April 9, 2010 1:26:55 PM on the Intel's ssd website i see two descriptions of the same SSD model 1) Intel 80 GB X25M Mainstream MLC 2.5 Inch SATA II Solid State Drive (SSD) 9.5mm 2) Intel 80 GB X25M Mainstream MLC 2.5 Inch SATA II Solid State Drive (SSD) 7.0mm what does the 9.5mm and 7.0mm rating stands for? and which ones is the better as far as performance is concerned ? More about : intel ssd x25m mainstream mlc Best solution sminlal a b å Intel a c 415 G Storage April 9, 2010 5:26:01 PM Both are exactly the same base drive. The drive itself is only 7.0mm thick - the 9.5mm SKU comes with a shim so that it will fit snugly in a laptop drive bay. See: http://www.storagereview.com/intel_x25-m_ssd_review Share capital_one April 10, 2010 7:08:05 AM Best answer selected by capital_one. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources OCZ Agility ssd or Intel X25-M Mainstream in price vs. performance/gb Forum Not getting 250MB/s Out of Intel X25-M Mainstream SSDSA2M160G2R5 2.5" Forum Intel X25-M Mainstream SSDSA2M080G2R5 Forum SolvedIntel G2 80GB MLC SSD Can't find firmware update Forum SolvedOnly 74.4GB of 80GB intel x25-m SSD on disk? Forum SolvedMy Abit IB9 and intel x25m 80GB SSD Forum SolvedIntel's G3 X25-M SSD Specs Revealed Forum SolvedOCZ Solid 2 Series vs Intel X25-M SSD Forum SolvedIntel X25-M vs. A-Data SSD Forum SolvedIntel x25m ssd: raid 0 vs solo boot up times Forum Intel X25-M SSD unresponsive after resuming from screensaver/idling Forum Intel SSD X25m problem Forum Intel X25-M SSD extremely high Disk Queue Length Forum Why is my Intel 160GB X25-M SSD a lot slower than the 80GB one? Forum FS: Asus P6T and OCZ 6gb DDR3 1600, HAF 932, 2x Intel X-25m G2 SSD 80g Forum 780i mobo won't recognize Intel X-25M SSD in bios Forum Windows 7 install fails with Intel X25-M G2 SSD on P5k Premium Wifi Forum Ssd raid 0 intel x25-m G2 Forum Intel SSD x25m 80gb g1 does it support trim? Forum Been away for a while... is the Intel X25M still the best SSD around? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !