Samsung 840 Pro SSD
The Samsung 840 Pro SSD has been fitted with Samsung's latest MDX controller, a triple-core ARM-based chip that supports SATA 6Gb/s and can be paired with the latest 20nm NAND flash memory. Samsung claims a MTBF of 1.5 million hours and a 1500G shock resistance and the 840 Pro is backed by a limited five-year warranty.
Superb IOPS performance.
Low power consumption.
Expensive versus competitors.
By TechSpot on December 10, 2012
While the Samsung 830 SSD and many of its year-old peers may still be attractive, Samsung is ready to move on to bigger and better things. The new flagship offering, the SSD 840 Pro, refines the 830 Series' firmware with faster random...90
By CDRLabs on February 17, 2014
Even now, more than a year after its release, the Samsung SSD 840 Pro remains one of the top consumer-grade SSDs on the market. Much of this is due to the drive's impressive performance but, as you saw here, even the SSD 840 Pro can benefit from...-
By SilentPC Review on February 12, 2014
The Samsung 840 Pro 256GB is a premium quality solid-state drive that hits the mark in every area. The drive's performance is top-notch, finishing first in many of our tests, both real world and synthetic, amidst a tough field of high performing...-
By uk.hardware.info on January 09, 2014
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...-
By Good Gear Guide on August 01, 2013
Samsung's SSD 840 Pro is one of the best options on the market if you're looking for a solid state drive with excellent writing, as well as reading performance. It's also one of the lightest units we've...90
By Real World Labs on July 15, 2013
Hot on the heels of our Extreme II 3 drive RAID 0 Review we have another; this time featuring our current performance juggernaut the Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SATA III SSD. This review will be our second official 3 drive RAID 0 review since migrating to...-
By Computer Shopper on July 08, 2013
Samsung’s latest performance drive is among the fastest consumer drives we’ve tested to date, with a reasonable price given the speed. Professionals and enthusiasts should short-list it; mainstream users should consider the cheaper non-Pro...90
By hardwarebbq.com on June 26, 2013
Excellent Performance- read, write- sequential/random, doesn't matter. It has a very low access...91
By PC Advisor on May 22, 2013
Samsung has worked hard from a nearly standing start to gain consumer mindshare as a premium supplier of SSDs for after-market upgrades. With Toshiba, the Korean giant is one of only two brands that can control the whole design and manufacture of the...80
By itproportal.com on May 22, 2013
The Samsung 840 Pro 256GB can be picked up for £180, and it's a great high performance SSD for the money. The OCZ Vector 256GB is very similar in terms of performance, and also carries an identical five year warranty – but it's a bit...80