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Samsung 840 Pro Series (MZ-7PD512 / MZ-7PD256 / MZ-7PD128)
9.4 out of 10

Samsung 840 Pro Series (MZ-7PD512 / MZ-7PD256 / MZ-7PD128)

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung 840 Pro Series (MZ-7PD512 / MZ-7PD256 / MZ-7PD128)

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Overall 8
8.0

second Review on RMA details

William B., Newegg
30 December 2014
  • Summary: I like the drive just horrible when it dies, You lose everything, I couldn't recover the drive at all. The customer service has been pleasant, hopefully I'll get the replacement quickly without any issues with the new drive.
  • Pros: Great drive while it lasted, no hard use, just operating system use, well maintained system temps. good drive, I must say The customer service has so far been exponential, it was a little troublesome to find how to get a hold of someone you have to just get the number and call them. I have made c...
  • Cons: Died 18 months in, the reason I bought this was for the warranty, and I heard some good things about it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Abdulaali A., Amazon
10 December 2014
  • Summary: very good item from Samsun it's really worth of value of money
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Overall 8
8.0

Follow up to previous review

Dave W., Newegg
11 September 2014
  • Summary: Just wanted to report back on my review of 3/3/2014 9:56:06 AM. Had no problems getting our failed drive replaced under warranty. Submitted a request, a CSR followed up with me, asked a few questions, an RMA was generated, the failed drive was sent back and we had a replacement drive within 7-10...
  • Pros: Everything currently working fine (~8 mo's) in our Dell server with two of these 128GB units after one of them failed.
  • Cons: Had to replace one of two new drives after just a few weeks of operation.
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Overall 8
8.0

meh..OK

Thomas W., Newegg
5 August 2014
  • Summary: Its a SSD.. fairly qiuck..might have gone with the EVO on hindsight..was in alot of turmoil on which to go with. Got this one. software is amazing.. couldn't get transfer to work properly..but wasn't trying it through sata port. The magician software worked Great; until it updated past 4.3.
  • Pros: included software
  • Cons: magician software UPDATE- see remarks
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Overall 8
8.0

SSD

Curtis W., Newegg
6 June 2014
  • Summary: I use it as my boot drive and my standard windows apps just barely fit. If you are not sure that this will work for you, you may want one in the 256GB range.
  • Pros: My first SSD drive an I was very impressed by the speed. Have had this for over a year as my boot drive and have had no issues.
  • Cons: 128GB is a bit small. Make sure that you know what you need.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fairly Satisfied

Lucas S., Newegg
22 March 2014
  • Summary: Perhaps the software performance issues are due to missing drivers and are most likely not a fault of the product. All in all the boot time alone was enough to sway me into never going without a SSD in a future computer. The missing egg is of course for the poor software.
  • Pros: My laptop went from booting in ~80-100 seconds to booting in ~10-15. That difference alone is huge and makes me quite happy. I currently have my OS and a few games installed on the drive. The drive was physically easy to install (pop off the back, unscrew old, screw in new) so no worries there.
  • Cons: I haven't noticed much of a load time or otherwise performance increase in any of the games I have installed on the SSD (League of Legends and Guild Wars 2 being the main games). Although this may be due to the computer not having all drivers installed properly from having to reinstall Windows 7....
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Overall 8
8.0

Super Fast!

David T., Newegg
20 March 2014
  • Summary: The drive is responsive and fast. I love it but that lack of anything in the box is kind of sad. I live in a small town so I can't just go to the store and buy a SATA cable or a drive bay adapter. According to Samsungs Youtube account the SSD comes with everything you need.
  • Pros: Fast, easy to install, and did I say fast?
  • Cons: There is nothing but the ssd in the package, no SATA cable or drive adapter. The cloning software is out of date and hates windows 8.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great SSD, with a twist...

Blake S., Newegg
6 March 2014
  • Summary: Make sure you don't toss the Magician software aside. You will need it to enable Rapid mode which will triple your speeds. This thing scored 3x faster than a pricier 240GB Intel SSD.
  • Pros: - Fast, great price, not DOA. Sequential Read - 790 MB/s (faster than advertised!) [This is with Rapid mode enabled.] Sequential Write - 720 MB/s (faster than advertised!) [This is with Rapid mode enabled.]
  • Cons: - Read/Write IOPS are nowhere near advertised speeds. I benchmarked and got 56,000 IOPS/97,000 advertised write speed and only 17,000/97,000 IOPS read speed.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Chanserey Vuth_I, NCIX.com
27 September 2013
  • Summary: Great SSD !!! I would give a 5/5 if it was cheaper
  • Pros: - Really fast
  • Cons: - No mounting rack, - No screws, - Expansive
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Olivier_f, NCIX.com
7 September 2013
  • Summary: this is a good rated SSD drive for the price.
  • Pros: speed is good
  • Cons: none
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