Samsung's new SSD 840 EVO significantly improves write speeds

By Jos ยท 4 replies
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. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    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: 3,073   +97

    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 Evangelist Posts: 2,040   +678

    Cool. I'll be needing an upgrade soon.
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Ah, MLC is a big differentiator.

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