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Samsung 840 PRO Series 256GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive, 540MB/s Read and 520MB/s Write Speed

SKU: SSG7PD256BW MFR: MZ-7PD256BW
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About the Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III

The Samsung 840 PRO Series 256GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive is an internal storage solution that can handle business or consumer applications. As this drive utilizes no moving parts, it is designed to store and recall your computer or server's data at faster speeds than a hard drive and use less power.

In terms of processing strength, this drive offers sequential read speeds of up to 540MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 520MB/s. It is capable of random read speeds of up to 100K IOPS and random write speeds of up to 90K IOPs. At 0.28-inches thick and only 2.4 ounces, this 840 PRO Series SSD is slim and lightweight enough to accommodate ultra-slim PC cases and ultra-slim laptops.

For business-users, the drive also features Worldwide Name (WWN), LED Indicator support and AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption (FDE). For added convenience, the drive comes with Samsung's Magician software, which enables performance benchmarking, optimization, firmware updates, data security and over-provisioning. It also comes with Smart Migration software so you can easily migrate data from your old drive to this one.

The Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III is commonly used for Gaming, High-end multimedia and more.The Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Frequent user, Heavy duty user among others.The Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III: Durable, Easy to install, Fast, Highly compatible, Inexpensive, Lightweight, Quiet, Reliable and Super fast.

Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III Includes

  • Samsung 840 PRO Series 256GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive
  • Samsung Smart Migration Software
  • Software and Manual CD
  • Quick User Manual
  • Samsung 5 Years Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Fast (23) , Lightweight (20) , Durable (16) , Easy to install (13) , Reliable (13) , Inexpensive (10) , Quiet (10) , Highly compatible (9) , Super fast (4)
Cons:
Pricey / poor value (7)
Best Uses:
Gaming (7) , High-end multimedia (7)
Reviewer Profile:
Heavy duty user (8) , Frequent user (6)

Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III Features

  • Designed to Perform: Samsung's 840 PRO solid state drive is built with an advanced MDX controller and is designed to deliver high Random and Sequential Read and Write speeds regardless of data type
  • Built for Reliability: This solid state drive incorporates wear-leveling and garbage collection algorithms so as optimize performance and ensure reliability over time
  • Business-Oriented: The 840 PRO Series introduces three important hardware features for businesses: Worldwide Name (WWN), LED Indicator support and AES 256-bit Full Disk Encryption (FDE)
  • Business-Oriented: The first two features make it easier to integrate the 840 PRO SSD into server and storage systems while the AES Encryption helps safeguard data against attack. By encrypting all information on the disk at the hardware level, there is no detrimental effect on performance
  • Magician Software for Monitoring Your Drive and Computer System: Samsung's Magician software has been redesigned and includes several business-friendly features including Drive Health Status, Total Bytes Written (TBW) and Disk Scan and Error Reporting functionality

Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Sata III Specifications

Capacity 256GB
Drive Type Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Interface SATA III (6 Gb/s)
Design 2.5" (63.5 mm) ultra-slim 0.28" (7.0 mm) form factor
Read Speed Random: Up to 100K IOPS
Sequential: Up to 540MB/s
Write Speed Random: Up to 90K IOPS
Sequential: Up to 520MB/s
Power Consumption 0.15W
Voltage 5V±5%
System Requirements Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Mac OSX
Linux
Operating Temperature 32 to 140deg.F (0 to 60deg.C)
Weight 2.4oz (68g)
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