In the area of the JMicron SSD controller enjoys not just a good reputation, the first affordable for home users, solid state drives were equipped with the JMF602 controller, this was due to massive problems in random read and write accesses attention. The main problem was the lack of cache, but the successor in the form of JMF612-/JMF618-Controller could not convince our review has had to SSDNow V-Series G2 beaten with said controller to all competing products.
The newest addition to the JMicron controller series is named JMF616, the ADATA S596 Turbo was the first manufacturer to put an SSD based on the JMF616 controller on the market.
Included with the Corsair S596 SSD Turbo are located next to the brief instructions, a USB cable and a blue 3.5-inch mounting frame for desktop PCs. The housing is made of anodized black aluminum and the workmanship is very good, striking when compared to other SSDs, the very thin shell, which is still very stable and adequate protection.
The ADATA S596 Turbo is available in four sizes from 32 to 256 GB, our test model has a storage capacity of 128 GB, the built-MLC NAND Flash memory is Intel and Controller is the JMicron JMF616 used. It is the successor to the JMF612-/JMF618-Controllers, which are in the form of the SSDNow V-Series G2 could not convince, also has the Adata S596 Turbo 128MB cache.
According to the manufacturer, may be the maximum sequential transfer rate 260 MB / s read and 210 MB / s write, the 2.5-inch SSD is equipped with SATA 3 Gb / s interface and also supports the TRIM command. Moreover, even a USB 2.0 port is available, which one can operate on the SSD as an external drive without any problems, Corsair offers a three year warranty and MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is 1 million hours.
At the beginning of the SSD will be deleted with the program and HDDErase to its original condition, the first pass is therefore in new condition, by repeatedly running an application is made between the measurements performed in each case a reboot, after the first run was completed successfully, the SSD is completely filled with data.