840 EVO Series 250 GB SSD (Single Unit Version)
At a Glance:
Optimized to improve everyday PC productivity, including web-browsing, email, multimedia, and gaming
Quieter and more shock-resistant than a traditional HDD
Samsung's TurboWrite write acceleration technology offers significantly faster write speeds
Ultra-fast data buffering with Samsung RAPID technology
AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption to protect files
100 percent genuine Samsung memory components
Included software helps you install the SSD and safely and simply migrate your data
|Release Date||August 2013|
|Interface||SATA 6 Gb/s|
|SSD Controller||Samsung MEX|
|NAND Flash Type||TLC (toggle)|
(Higher is better)
And Samsung plans to ask a price that millions of customers have already paid for vanilla 840s. With the addition of 750 GB and 1 TB models, the company's mainstream SSD family is pretty darned complete. Left with little else to ask for from an SSD, ...
The Samsung 840 Evo entry-level SSD provides consumers with a very low $/GB option that still delivers more robust throughput across the board than almost all of the competition.
To say that I really like the EVO is an understatement. If Samsung can keep quantities of the 840 EVO flowing, and keep prices at or below its MSRP, it'll be a real winner and probably my pick for best mainstream SSD.
2.5" SATA III
Sequential Read Speed
Sequential Write Speed
Random Read Speed
Random Write Speed
Power Consumption (W)
5V ± 5%
Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit),
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit),
Vista, XP, MAC OSX, Linux
32ᵒF to 140ᵒF (Operating)
.28" x 2.75 " x 3.94"
Max .12 lb.