Reviews and Problems with Samsung 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD256 256GB
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Performance consistency of popular 240-256GB SSDs review: big differences
3 April 2014
Excerpt: We were asked by several Hardware.info readers to do some research in to the performance consistency of currenty popular SSD drives and to see if Intel's new SSD 730 is indeed better than the competition.
Samsung SSD 840 / 840 Pro review: every model tested
29 November 2012
Excerpt: In our original review we only tested the Samsung 840 Pro 256 GB and the Samsung 840 250 GB models. Since then Samsung sent us all of the other ones as well, so now we are going find out how fast the other capacities are.
Samsung SSD 840 Pro 256GB review: the fastest SSD currently around
24 September 2012
Excerpt: If you thought that we had gotten the most out of SATA 600 SSDs, think again. In a brief time span a number of new records were set in terms of SSD performance. Samsung thinks it can go even further with the new SSD 840 Pro that's being introduced today. This new SSD series is supposed to be faster than all other SATA 600 models currently on the market, and should also be suitable for professional use.
Conclusion: While our review of the Samsung 840 Pro may be a bit late but with updated NAND, additional features and being rolled out in the last few months, this is almost a brand new drive. And what an SSD it is. Despite boasting an internal architecture whose age can be measured in years, Samsung created an adaptable drive that isn’t even beginning to show its age.
Excerpt: Samsung has worked hard to earn its share of the SSD market, and its 840 Series drive impressed us, although it wasn't quite able to match our favourite drives for speed. Samsung's latest drive leaves the mainstream behind and is intended for enthusiasts in need of excellent performance. Inside, it's a mixture of familiar components and new technology.
Conclusion: Met de 335 Series weet Intel vooral voor zichzelf goede zaken te doen. Qua prestaties doet de SSD wat men er van kan verwachten, maar wat voor Intel ook niet onbelangrijk is; de SSD is goedkoper om te produceren dan de 330 Series. Dit komt doordat de opslagchips gemaakt worden met een efficiënter productieproces. Voor de eindgebruiker betekent dit op termijn dat de SSD uiteindelijk goedkoper wordt om aan te schaffen en dat deze energiezuiniger is dan zijn voorganger.
Pros: Intel SSD 335 Series: betaalbaar en energiezuinig, Samsung 840 Pro Series: Snelste in zijn soort, actieve data-optimalisatie, nieuwe controller en geheugenchips;