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Samsung's new SSD 840 EVO significantly improves write speeds

By Jos
Jul 18, 2013
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  1. Samsung has added a new member to its highly-regarded SSD 840 range that promises to bring faster speeds and more storage capacity. The new SSD 840 EVO uses 19nm Toggle 2.0 TLC NAND memory, an updated multi-core MEX memory controller,...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,975   +908

    Is the Pro still the high end? Or did the Evo take the crown?
     
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  3. Jos

    Jos TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 2,084   +66 Staff Member

    Pro is still higher end. Sequential speeds are rated the same but it's faster with random read and write operations, uses MLC instead of TLC NAND and has 5 year warranty instead of 3 years. I imagine the Pro is due for a refresh at some point this year too.
     
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  4. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Booster Posts: 968   +97

    Cool. I'll be needing an upgrade soon.
     
  5. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,975   +908

    Ah, MLC is a big differentiator.
     


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