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Samsung 840 Evo mSATA Series

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The 840 SSD EVO mSATA retains the same speed and capacities of its larger SATA siblings, offering capacities from 120GB to 1TB. New in the 840 EVO mSATA is Samsung's latest 128Gb NAND flash memory and support for 256-bit AES encryption.


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By play3r.net on 86

The 840 EVO might not be the latest drive in Samsung's arsenal, but it has been a really interesting one given that this drive is over a year old and Samsung have even released the 850 Pro since. With £/GB prices constantly dropping, the Samsung 840 EVO...

By play3r.net on

I'm very fond of my MacBook Pro. It's an early 2011 17”model: the penultimate model before Apple discontinued the 17” chassis. And there's the rub. If you want a large-screen Macbook Pro now, your only option is the 15” Retina display, which may have...

By Ubergizmo on

There is always some doubts regarding the reliability of Samsung 3-bit MLC compared to the 2-bits MLC. The misconception is that TLC NAND based SSD are not reliable due to the 3 bits per cell. The keyword is reliability. TLC has a lower endurance...

By CDRLabs on

Samsung's new 840 EVO mSATA SSD is proof that good things do come in small packages. Designed and built entirely in-house, this pint-sized drive is powered by Samsung's triple-core MEX controller and is available with up to 1TB of the company's 3-bit...

By HotHardware on

The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA Solid State DriveWe liked Samsung's 2.5” SSD 840 EVO series of solid state drives when we reviewed them a few months ago, and the mSATA versions are just as attractive, which is no surprise given their similarities. Performance...

By Ocaholic on 90

Taking a closer look at Samsung's lineup of 840 Evo solid state drives shows, there are not only 2.5 inch models but also mSATA cards with up to 1 Terabyte capacity. Today we're having a closer look at the 250 Gigabyte mSATA model and we're rather...

By Tom's Hardware on

Last summer, we got our hands on Samsung's 840 EVO and tested, and tested, and tested. There were some new technologies in play, some of which had a big impact on the benchmarks we were running. But once we wrapped our heads around the performance...

By vortez.net on

We initially had reservations regarding mSATA, not just the drives we have tested today but the socket as a whole. It is rare that reducing power consumption and perhaps most pertinently, a products footprint that performance will not suffer as a...

By PCAdvisor on 80

If you're looking for a high-performance mSATA SSD for your laptop, PC or storage product we have to concede this little drive really delivers.

By PC Advisor on 80

The ultraportable laptop that inspired Intel to dream up the marketing label of Ultrabook also lead to a new fashion for small mSATA solid-state drives . With such a slim body it's unsurprising that Apple had to use a new storage form-factor beyond the...

By StorageReview on

The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is the first 1TB mSATA SSD to hit the market. It packs a powerful punch in performance and capacity for such a small form factor. Not only does it carry a lot of capacity through its unique design it also has strong...

By AnandTech on

In the past if you wanted a bigger mSATA SSD, your options maxed out at 256GB (Mushkin's Atlas was the only exception, though you had to sacrifice performance for capacity). For hybrid systems (i.e. PCs with a small SSD for caching and a hard drive for...

By uk.hardware.info on

Unless you're sporting really old hardware, an SSD is the best sure-fire way to boost the performance of your desktop or laptop computer. There is so much choice now it's difficult to know whether there is a significant difference between various SSDs...

By PCGamer on 92

It’s a great upgrade for your little laptop, however, and all the drive you’re going to need for that tiny Steam Machine you’ve been fantasising about.

By TweakTown on 92

In years past, we worried about testing Samsung's smaller capacity SSDs, and I think Samsung worried about what we would come up with as well. Before RAPID, the smaller capacity drives with lower interleaving levels between the flash and the controller...

By technlologyx.com on 89

Samsung has gone the extra mile with their new line of mSATA SSD's. From extra large storage capacities, to exceptional transfer speeds to features that are uncommon in other mSATA SSD's. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA is well deserving of our Editor's Choice...

By TweakTown on 93

If you read our SSD reviews often, you might have noticed we didn't run the battery life test today. The 840 EVO supports DEVSLP, but our Lenovo W530 doesn't. We're currently waiting for a new Lenovo T540 with DEVSLP support to arrive. When it hits the...

By thessdreview.com on 92

By tackling, performance, price, capacity and chalking on a bag full of amazing extras, Samsung has guaranted the success of the industries first 1TB mSATA...

By custompcreview.com on

Alright, well that's about 4 days worth of testing on literally the exact same drive I tested about five months ago. Yay! At least I'm now running a far more comprehensive testing suite, so I guess it's still a win…I probably don't have to say this, but...

By HardwareHeaven on

Starting with the design and build quality of the Samsung Evo mSATA drives we have a range of units which stick to the mSATA form factor for size and then pack the PCB with high quality components. That starts with the latest revision of the...