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Samsung 840 Evo 500GB
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB
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Samsung 840 Evo 500GB review: 42 facts and highlights

1. sequential read speed

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
540MB/s
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB: 3500MB/s

2. AS SSD benchmark result

The AS SSD benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.
1190
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB: 1203

3. result for importing pictures

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Importing Pictures benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
349.29MB/s
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB: 349.29MB/s

4. sequential write speed

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
520MB/s
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 3000MB/s

5. internal storage

500GB
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 8000GB

6. maximum random write speed

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
90000IOPS
Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB: 550000IOPS

7. random read speed

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
98000IOPS
Silicon Power AIC3C0P 800GB: 750000IOPS

8. sequential write speed

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.
472.64MB/s
Samsung PM1643 30.72TB: 1700MB/s

9. PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

This is the overall score given to the SSD based on its performance across various PCMark benchmarks. Source: ssdreview.com.
64497
Crucial BX300 240GB: 70238

10. sequential read speed

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.
504.5MB/s
Samsung PM1643 30.72TB: 2100MB/s

11. thickness

6.8mm
Intel 600p 128GB: 1.5mm

12. 4K random write speed

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.
192.22MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 213.89MB/s

13. MTBF

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is the manufacturer’s estimation of the average time for a device to fail.
1.5million hours
PhotoFast GMonster IDE V4 1.8" 32GB: 10million hours

14. ATTO Disk Benchmark result

The ATTO Disk Benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.
427.82MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 434.16MB/s

15. bits of encryption supported

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.
256
Crucial MX500 2.5" 2TB: 256

16. result for gaming

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Gaming benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
315.08MB/s
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB: 342.49MB/s

17. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
3
Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB: 60

18. average read speed

The average speed that data is read from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
359.85MB/s
Plextor M5M 256GB: 371.98MB/s

19. result for video editing

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Video Editing benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
321.33MB/s
Crucial MX300 750GB: 345.13MB/s

20. average write speed

The average speed that data is written to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
332.43MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 343.42MB/s

21. 4K random read speed

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.
215.2MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 220.45MB/s

22. read power consumption

The average amount of power used when reading data from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
3.1W
Corsair Nova V32 32GB: 0.75W

23. time required to boot-up Windows 7

This benchmark tests how quickly the SSD boots up Windows 7 Professional. Source: ssdreview.com.
8.4s
Plextor PX-M5P Series 256GB: 7.4s

24. weight

53g
Western Digital PC SN520 M.2 2230 512GB: 3.5g

25. time required to copy 2GB

This benchmark tests the performance of the SSD by measuring the time taken to copy 2GB of files. Source: ssdreview.com.
24.9s
Crucial MX500 2.5" 250GB: 6.8s

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