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Samsung 840 Pro 256GB review

Well over £200 for a 256GB SSD? Aren't SSD prices supposed to be going down, not up?

By  from PCFormat Issue 273
Product Type
Solid State Drive
Product Family
840 Pro
Drive Interface
SATA
Drive Width
2.5"
Drive Interface Standard
SATA/600
Brand Name
Samsung
Drive Type
Internal
Storage Capacity
256 GB
Maximum Read Transfer Rate
540 MBps
Maximum Write Transfer Rate
520 MBps
Height
7.1 mm
Width
69.9 mm
Depth
100.1 mm
Product Series
840 Pro
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Model
MZ-7PD256BW
Product Name
840 PRO Series Solid State Hard Drive
Manufacturer Part Number
MZ-7PD256BW
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Unrivaled Performance

Samsung's SSD 840 PRO Series is a high-performance SSD, capable of delivering up to 100,000 IOPS Random Read Speed and 540MB/s Sequential Read Speed-an SSD of unrivaled high performance. Built with an advanced MDX controller, Samsung's SSD delivers high speeds regardless of data type, unlike competing controllers that greatly favor compressible data.

Performance Sustainability

The Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series provides the same excellent performance throughout its entire lifetime even under extremely heavy workloads. In fact, the sophisticated MDX controller is capable of maintaining peak performances under punishing conditions for more than twice as long the nearest competitor.

Limited Warranty
5 Year
Weight (Approximate)
54.4 g

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