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Samsung 840 Series 500GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive, 530MB/s Read and 330MB/s Write Speed

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About this item

The Samsung 840 Series 500GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive is perfect for gaming, web surfing and playing multimedia files. In terms of processing strength, it offers sequential read speeds up to 530MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 330MB/s. At 0.28-inches thick and only 2.4 ounces, the 840 Series SSD is slim and lightweight enough to accommodate ultra-slim PC cases and ultra-slim laptops.

For added convenience, the internal solid state 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.

What's Included With This Item

  • Samsung 840 Series 500GB 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive
  • Samsung Smart Migration Software
  • Samsung Software & Manual CD
  • Quick User Manual
  • Samsung 3 Years Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Fast (8) , Easy to install (6) , Quiet (6) , Highly compatible (5) , Lightweight (5) , Inexpensive (4) , Reliable (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Frequent user (5) , Heavy duty user (1) , Infrequent user (1)

Key Features

  • Migrating Your Old Drive's Data: Samsung's 3-step Smart Migration software is designed to make migrating your old drive's data to your new 840 solid state drive quick and easy
  • Magician Software for Monitoring Your Drive and Computer System: Samsung Magician software is designed to maximize the performance of the drive and increase its lifespan. In addition, it features a Drive Health Status, Total Bytes Written and Disk Scan and Error Reporting functionality

Technical Specs

Capacity 500GB
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 97K IOPS
Sequential: Up to 530MB/s
Write Speed Random: Up to 63K IOPS
Sequential: Up to 330MB/s
Power Consumption 0.15W
Voltage 5V±5%
System Requirements Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Operating Temperature 32 to 140deg.F (0 to 60deg.C)
Weight 2.4oz (68g)
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