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Samsung 840 EVO Series 250GB 2.5" SATA III Internal Solid State Drive, 540 MB/s Read, 520 MB/s Write Sequential Speed

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About the Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SATA III

The Samsung 840 EVO Series 250GB 2.5" SATA III Internal Solid State Drive features 250GB storage capacity perfect for storing a variety of files including HD quality video, movies, photos, music, documents and more. With a solid state drive you benefit from enhanced read and write speeds as well as the assurance that this drive is free of moving parts making for a more reliable memory source. Aside from being a more reliable memory source, you also benefit from increased battery life on your PC.

This solid state drive greatly reduces power consumption when compared to traditional hard disk drives. SATA III compatibility makes for easy installation into a variety of PCs running Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2003 and 2008.

The Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SATA III is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SATA III: Durable, Easy to install, Fast, Inexpensive, Lightweight and Quiet.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Lightweight (27) , Inexpensive (22) , Durable (17) , Fast (8) , Easy to install (5) , Quiet (4) , Highly compatible (3)
Pricey / poor value (3)
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Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SATA III Features

  • Optimized to improve everyday PC productivity, including web-browsing, email, multimedia and gaming
  • Enables you to boot up your computer in as little as 15 seconds
  • Samsung RAPID technology boosts overall PC performance by using idle DRAM as an ultra-fast buffer
  • Samsung's TurboWrite write acceleration technology significantly increases sequential write performance
  • Solid-state design provides greater shock protection for data and brushed metal case blocks dust and corrosion
  • Enhanced multi-tasking performance with 5th-generation 3-Core Samsung MEX Controller
  • AES 256-bit full-disk encryption
  • Energy efficient SSD improves battery life by up to 50 minutes

Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SATA III Specifications

Capacity 250GB
Sequential Read Speed 540 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed 520 MB/s
Random Read Speed 97K
Random Write Speed 66K
Form Factor 2.5" / 6.35cm
Drive Type SATA III
Controller Samsung MEX Controller
NAND Flash 1y nm Triple Level C cell (TLC) Toggle NAND 2.0
Standard Operating Voltage 5V ± 5%
Hardware Compatibility Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Software Compatibility Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Vista (SP1 and above)
Windows XP (SP2 and above)
Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit with SP2 and above)
Power Consumption (Idle) 0.045 W
Trim Support Y (with supported OS)
RAID Support Y (with RAID Controller)
AES Encryption Yes, 256-Bit AES
Reliability MTBF 1,500,000 hours
AFR (%) 0.16% (Consumer)
Operating Temperature 32 to 104deg.F / 0 to 40deg.C
Humidity 5 to 95%
Dimensions (W x H x D) .28 x 2.75 x 3.94" / 0.71 x 6.98 x 10cm
Weight .12lbs / 0.05kg
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