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 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 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
By Ubergizmo on May 17, 2013
History repeats itself; MLC faced the same criticisms compared to the SLC when it was introduced. Over the years, MLC overcame the doubts by improving the write I/O tasks to increase performance and durability. The industry did so by implementing,...-
By PC Authority on May 15, 2013
As is the way with a surprising number of its products, Samsung's SSD lineup is developed entirely by the various arms of the massive Korean company. It not only features its own in-house controller chip in the form of the MDX controller, which has...100
By VR-Zone on April 28, 2013
Samsung has been making quite a name in the SSD market lately. The company’s progress can be seen from the fact that their SSD products have been ending up at the top spots of any enthusiast’s shortlist for the past couple of years....90
By Expert Reviews on March 11, 2013
Quick, but it isn’t fast or cheap enough to beat our favourite high-end SSD...100