Conclusion: The Samsung 840 Pro 256GB can be picked up for £180, and it’s a great high performance SSD for the money. The OCZ Vector 256GB is very similar in terms of performance, and also carries an identical five year warranty – but it’s a bit more expensive at around £210. Overall, the Samsung 840/840 Pro are a well-targeted set of drives. At the high end, the 840 Pro is competitively priced, and it grabs one of our Best Buy awards.
Pros: Excellent performance, Nicely priced, Five year warranty