71points

Samsung 840 Evo 250GB

71points

Samsung 840 Evo 500GB

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Samsung 840 Evo 250GB
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Samsung 840 Evo 500GB
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42 facts in comparison

Samsung 840 Evo 250GB vs Samsung 840 Evo 500GB

Samsung 840 Evo 250GB
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB
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71
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Why is Samsung 840 Evo 250GB better than Samsung 840 Evo 500GB?

  • 0.07W lower read power consumption
    3.03Wvs3.1W
  • 0.4s faster Windows 7 boot-up time
    8svs8.4s
  • 1.3°C lower temperature under load
    35°Cvs36.3°C
  • 0.13W lower write power consumption
    2.76Wvs2.89W
  • 0.07W lower average power consumption
    1.98Wvs2.05W
  • 0.03ms shorter read access time average
    12.36msvs12.39ms

Why is Samsung 840 Evo 500GB better than Samsung 840 Evo 250GB?

  • 30.19MB/s higher result for importing pictures
    349.29MB/svs319.1MB/s
  • 118 higher AS SSD benchmark result
    1190vs1072
  • 24000IOPS faster maximum random write speed
    90000IOPSvs66000IOPS
  • 250GB more internal storage
    500GBvs250GB
  • 1000IOPS faster random read speed
    98000IOPSvs97000IOPS
  • 81.15MB/s faster sequential write speed
    472.64MB/svs391.49MB/s
  • 3.01MB/s higher ATTO Disk Benchmark result
    427.82MB/svs424.81MB/s
  • 0.07MB/s faster sequential read speed
    504.5MB/svs504.43MB/s

Top specs and features

General info

1.internal storage

250GB

500GB

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

8000GB

2.thickness

6.8mm

6.8mm

Best

Intel 600p 128GB

1.5mm

3.MTBF

1.5million hours

1.5million hours

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is the manufacturer’s estimation of the average time for a device to fail.

Best

PhotoFast GMonster IDE V4 1.8" 32GB

10million hours

4.warranty period

3

3

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB

60

5.bits of encryption supported

256

256

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption is a widely used method to secure data. There are three levels of encryption (128, 192 and 256) with 256-bit being the strongest.

Best

Crucial MX500 2.5" 2TB

256

6.width

100mm

100mm

Best

Western Digital Blue 1TB M.2 2280

22mm

Read speed

1.sequential read speed

540MB/s

540MB/s

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

Best

Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB

3500MB/s

2.random read speed

97000IOPS

98000IOPS

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

Best

Silicon Power AIC3C0P 800GB

750000IOPS

3.sequential read speed

504.43MB/s

504.5MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

2100MB/s

4.average read speed

358.19MB/s

359.85MB/s

The average speed that data is read from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

371.98MB/s

5.4K random read speed

211.95MB/s

215.2MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

220.45MB/s

6.read access time average

12.36ms

12.39ms

The time needed before the drive can access data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

1.22ms

Write speed

1.sequential write speed

520MB/s

520MB/s

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

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

3000MB/s

2.maximum random write speed

66000IOPS

90000IOPS

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

Best

Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB

550000IOPS

3.sequential write speed

391.49MB/s

472.64MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

1700MB/s

4.4K random write speed

185.55MB/s

192.22MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

213.89MB/s

5.average write speed

288.52MB/s

332.43MB/s

The average speed that data is written to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

343.42MB/s

6.write access time average

13.15ms

13.09ms

The time needed before the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

2.55ms

group_power_consumption

1.read power consumption

3.03W

3.1W

The average amount of power used when reading data from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.75W

2.power consumption while idle

0.17W

0.16W

Best

Crucial MX300 525GB

0.04W

3.write power consumption

2.76W

2.89W

The average amount of power used when writing data to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.95W

4.average power consumption

1.98W

2.05W

The average amount of power consumption based on usage when idle, reading data and writing data.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.71W

Benchmarks

1.result for importing pictures

319.1MB/s

349.29MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Importing Pictures benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 500GB

349.29MB/s

2.AS SSD benchmark result

1072

1190

The AS SSD benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

1203

3.PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

64617

64497

This is the overall score given to the SSD based on its performance across various PCMark benchmarks. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 240GB

70238

4.ATTO Disk Benchmark result

424.81MB/s

427.82MB/s

The ATTO Disk Benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

434.16MB/s

5.result for gaming

334.43MB/s

315.08MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Gaming benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

342.49MB/s

6.result for video editing

323.04MB/s

321.33MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Video Editing benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial MX300 750GB

345.13MB/s

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