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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB

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Samsung 840 Evo 1TB

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB vs Samsung 840 Evo 1TB

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB
OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB

Why is OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB better than Samsung 840 Evo 1TB?

    Why is Samsung 840 Evo 1TB better than OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 480GB?

    • 61MB/s faster sequential read speed
      540MB/svs479MB/s
    • 238MB/s faster maximum sequential write speed
      520MB/svs282MB/s
    • 520GB more internal storage
      1000GBvs480GB
    • 30000IOPS faster maximum random write speed
      90000IOPSvs60000IOPS
    • 38000IOPS faster random read speed
      98000IOPSvs60000IOPS
    • 2.65mm thinner
      6.8mmvs9.45mm
    • 0.12mm narrower
      100mmvs100.12mm
    • 33.8°C lower temperature under load
      36.2°Cvs70°C

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    General info

    1.internal storage

    480GB

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    2.thickness

    9.45mm

    6.8mm

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    3.warranty period

    5

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    4.bits of encryption supported

    256

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    5.width

    100.12mm

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    6.weight

    80g

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    Read speed

    1.sequential read speed

    479MB/s

    540MB/s

    The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

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    2.random read speed

    60000IOPS

    98000IOPS

    The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

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    Write speed

    1.sequential write speed

    282MB/s

    520MB/s

    The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

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    2.maximum random write speed

    60000IOPS

    90000IOPS

    The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

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